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Vigils and protests across Cape Town against violence against women

“We shouldn’t have to fear our brothers, our fathers, our uncles, our neighbours. We shouldn’t have to fear the man at the post office”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 6 September 2019
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Hermanus backyarders hope government will buy land

Court case to remove land occupiers postponed pending negotiations

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 6 September 2019
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“The list of Mugabe’s crimes is endless”

GroundUp’s Zimbabwean reporters write about what Robert Mugabe meant to them

By Joseph Chirume, Kimberly Mutandiro, Bernard Chiguvare and Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019
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“I was raped by someone who belonged to my church at the age of 15”

Athlone residents speak out against violence against women

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019
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Ten years later, still no action on Hlophe complaint

Accusation that Western Cape Judge President tried to intervene in favour of Jacob Zuma has still not been dealt with

By Zikhona Ndlebe and Alison Tilley - 6 September 2019
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“Proper shelter can change a person completely”

The City of Cape Town has relocated people to the Pickwick site close to the city centre. And it’s working.

By Drew Wayland - 6 September 2019
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Ebrahim Patel recommends criminal case in Lottery debacle

Minister expresses displeasure with Lottery’s own investigation into controversial grant

By Raymond Joseph - 6 September 2019
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#AmINextProtest: Ramaphosa promises action to a sceptical crowd

Protesters refuse to sing the national anthem

By Ashraf Hendricks, Velani Ludidi and Drew Wayland - 5 September 2019
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Immigrant shop owners left stranded after looting in Pretoria

“Why do people think that all Nigerians commit crime?”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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Interns march on Eastern Cape Premier’s office demanding jobs

Some want funding for their own businesses

By Johnnie Isaac - 5 September 2019
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Judge rules that Prisons Inspectorate must be given independence

Government must change law within two years so that the inspectorate’s funding is not controlled by the Department of Correctional Services

By Tania Broughton - 5 September 2019
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I tipped off the police before the murder of Glebelands resident, says state witness

Witness tells court how he helped one of the accused

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 September 2019
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Mnangagwa’s critics and supporters face off in Cape Town

Rival groups demonstrate in front of the World Economic Forum meeting

By Tariro Washinyira - 5 September 2019
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South African killed during xenophobic violence in Springs

Man who allegedly shot him was trying to defend an immigrant

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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“Too poor to be treated”: Gugulethu residents demand better healthcare

Residents march to clinics and police station

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 September 2019
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Transgender activists parade in Uitenhage

“It is very difficult to be who we are”

By Joseph Chirume - 5 September 2019