New full-time Lotteries boss to be appointed early next year

GroundUp has learned that Jodi Scholtz will take over as Commissioner of the National Lotteries Commission

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Brief | 6 December 2022

This taxi rank cost more than R275-million. But nearly a decade later it’s still closed

Thohoyandou taxi owners and businesses want the rank to start operating

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News | 6 December 2022

Information Regulator bares its teeth in music royalties investigation

The South African music industry lacks transparency and accountability, says regulator

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News | 6 December 2022

Sex workers welcome government’s decriminalisation plans

“Many sex workers have died and this bill will save many lives”

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News | 6 December 2022

Pretoria train stations brought back to life after years of closure

PRASA says 400 stations were vandalised during the Covid lockdown

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News | 5 December 2022

Saldanha Bay residents voice support for Karpowership

The controversial company, which uses fossil fuels to generate power from ships, claims it will create 240 jobs in the West Coast town

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News | 2 December 2022

Police are preying on immigrants, say human rights organisations

Immigrants are not reporting crimes or seeking assistance from law enforcement as they fear extortion or deportation

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News | 2 December 2022

Domestic workers urge Ramaphosa to sign compensation bill into law

The legislation was sent to the president more than two months ago

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Brief | 2 December 2022

Mamelodi residents left to the mercy of flood waters

City of Tshwane insists plans are underway to relocate the families

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News | 2 December 2022

Police union unexpectedly leaves SAFTU

SAFTU “clueless as to the reasons that may have caused SAPU’s exit”

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Brief | 1 December 2022

Fraud trial of suspended SJC manager set for January

Xolani Klaas faces charges related to fraud in excess of R730,000

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Brief | 1 December 2022

Spread of swine fever blamed on poor farming

This infectious disease has hit the pockets of many families in Nelson Mandela Bay who rely on pigs to generate an income

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News | 1 December 2022

Postbank loses over R18-million to cybercrime attacks

Most of the money stolen came from the SASSA beneficiary grant payment system, says CEO

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News | 1 December 2022

Is Cape Town’s mayor winning the war on sewage?

Cape Town still has a sewage pollution crisis, but the mayor is “on the right track”, says expert

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News | 1 December 2022

Injections against HIV could be manufactured locally and cheaply, says Aspen Pharmacare

Cabotegravir is still unaffordable after two years

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News | 1 December 2022

Investment manager says no to plea for fossil fuel-free investment fund

Allan Gray says there are better ways to fight climate change

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Brief | 30 November 2022