Khayelitsha residents rally to help fire victims

Community wants New Year’s Day fire to be declared a local disaster

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11 January 2021

Covid-19: Our grimmest day yet

Minister reports 844 confirmed deaths. MRC reports worst week yet.

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7 January 2021

This virus is catchy - we need vaccines urgently

An infectious diseases scientist describes how despite taking precautions her entire household is sick with Covid

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4 January 2021

Health workers demand vaccine rollout

Thousands sign letter calling for Department of Health to act urgently

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2 January 2021

2020 in pictures: a year of living dangerously

Covid-19, evictions, fires and an elephant: GroundUp’s photos of the year

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22 December 2020

Vaccine rollout: Here is where South Africa stands

More questions than answers, as health department plays cards close to chest

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21 December 2020

RETRACTED: Court sets aside eviction of social housing occupiers, for now

NO COURT ORDER WAS MADE - ARTICLE RETRACTED

21 December 2020

Covid-19: Help us protect our passengers, taxi operators urge government

As thousands prepare to travel long-distance, operators say they need help with masks and sanitisers

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21 December 2020

Woodstock facilities falling into ruin

Resident says the park and town hall have been deteriorating for years

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18 December 2020

Water safety programme hit by Covid-19 lockdown

National Sea Rescue Institute’s instructors reach fewer children

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18 December 2020

Kensington housing renovated by “exceptional artisans” from informal settlement

Body corporate hires unemployed local artisans

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17 December 2020

Philippi’s immigrant crime-buster

Alidi Hicuburundi runs soccer clubs, distributes food parcels and takes part in the community policing forum

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17 December 2020

Lottery millions splurged on glitzy award ceremonies

“Our work is nation-building,” says fund recipient Carol Bouwer

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17 December 2020

Informal miners claim police demand bribes

Miners in Benoni say police confiscate their gold unless they pay

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15 December 2020

Barrydale musicians’ bittersweet success

First album is out, but their teacher is not there to see it launched

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15 December 2020