Rondebosch Golf Club lease renewal under fire from housing activists

City says floodline makes land unsuitable for development

By Liezl Human - 30 October 2020

Nigerian protesters want Ramaphosa to help end SARS unrest

Human rights groups accuse the Nigerian police unit of extortion, harassment, torture, and murder

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 30 October 2020

“We can’t get any jobs or grants” say former municipality workers

Protesters claim that records still reflect that they work for the municipality despite being unemployed since 2016

By Zoë Postman - 30 October 2020

Makhanda community take City to court over poor waste management

“Our homes smell like sewage and rubbish” says resident

By Lucas Nowicki - 30 October 2020

Labour department to visit farm after owners close only crèche nearby

Farm workers’ say they have nowhere to leave their children while they work

By Liezl Human - 30 October 2020

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

By Siyabulela Fobosi and Bernard Chiguvare - 29 October 2020

Covid-19: Excess deaths for second week running

But the current surge is not nearly as bad as July

By Marecia Damons - 29 October 2020

How the Western Cape responded to Covid-19

And how we are moving forward to create jobs

By Alan Winde - 29 October 2020

Province goes to court over River Club ruling

The Public Works department wants the Heritage Tribunal’s findings overturned

By Steve Kretzmann - 29 October 2020

Slain mining activist to be buried on Friday

Community divided over challenge to expansion of mine adjacent to the popular Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

By Fred Kockott and Matthew Hattingh - 29 October 2020

Hawks set up special team to investigate Lottery corruption

Directorate for Priority Crime acts on complaint from DTIC

By Raymond Joseph - 29 October 2020

Legal but reckless: Lending to social grant recipients

High interest rates are charged yet there is little risk to lenders

By Erin Torkelson, Deborah James and David Neves - 29 October 2020

Homes waterlogged with “liquid shit” for three months

City of Cape Town says the residents have occupied a stormwater retention pond unlawfully

By Vincent Lali - 29 October 2020

Covid-19 grant extended to January

But top-ups to other grants will come to an end, Finance Minister announces

By James Stent - 28 October 2020

7,000 jobseeker applications handed to City of Cape Town

SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs

By James Stent - 28 October 2020

Councillor summons municipal officials to respond to shackdwellers’ complaints

“Shack” is a glorified name for a dog kennel, says councillor

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 28 October 2020