Articles for Ihsaan Haffejee

Hundreds of athletes join National Special Olympics Summer Games

Athletes selected at the national games will represent the country at the 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Germany

Text and Photos by Ihsaan Haffejee

Photo Essay | 22 November 2022

Parents, families and friends of South African queers join Soweto Pride

Celebration kicks of with protest over hate crime against LGBTQIA+ community


News | 26 September 2022

Government needs to speed up cannabis law reform, say protesters

“We’ve been given the constitutional right to grow and consume it, but we haven’t been given the right to trade with it,” says Linda Siboto


Brief | 19 September 2022

Protesters camp outside Soweto police station after a surge in gun deaths

Eldorado Park residents demand better policing


News | 14 September 2022

Babita Deokaran’s family demands justice for slain public servant

Memorial service held for whistleblower, murdered for exposing corruption in the health system


News | 24 August 2022

In photos: Mahikeng revolts against unemployment and corruption

Protesters demand removal of Premier Supra Mahumapelo

By GroundUp Reporter

Photo Essay | 21 April 2018

Taxi drivers call for Mayor Masina’s resignation

Concern over delays in Ekhurhuleni’s bus rapid transport system

By GroundUp Reporter

News | 21 March 2018

Call for action against abusive churches

Speak the Truth marches in Braamfontein

By GroundUp Reporter

News | 15 March 2018

“It is me who must fix the police” says Mbalula

Mogale City: police minister promises quick action against drug dealers and corrupt cops

By GroundUp Reporter

News | 24 January 2018

Police vehicle petrol-bombed in Hoërskool Overvaal protests

Local ANC leader says some parents want to meet to find a way forward

By GroundUp Reporter

News | 18 January 2018

In photos: Protests and violence at Afrikaans high school

Dispute over language admission policy boils over

By GroundUp Reporter

Photo Essay | 17 January 2018

Police call centre workers march to Union Buildings

Strike started in July


News | 16 October 2017

Freak storm in Gauteng leaves residents without electricity, water and toilets

I am just glad to be alive, says 70-year-old


News | 11 October 2017

Learners protest for transport grant

No decision yet but negotiations with Treasury are ongoing, according to DBE official


News | 6 October 2017

Soweto gay pride march against hate crimes

Last year’s event was cancelled


Photo Essay | 2 October 2017

Protest at Soweto school engulfed in race tensions

Exams disrupted as parents prevent teachers from entering school


News | 18 September 2017