Articles by GroundUp Editors

How to reduce unemployment? Two opposing views

How do we reduce unemployment? That is possibly the most important policy question facing South Africa.

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18 February 2019

GROUNDVIEW: Ramaphosa’s SONA offered much hope but it had a serious omission

State capture’s most visible effect is the breakdown of Metrorail

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8 February 2019

GROUNDVIEW: Let sex workers and their clients be

Also: Leadership needed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Training

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7 February 2019

GROUNDVIEW: Our train service is a victim of state capture

PRASA’s corruption has cost lives and left commuters across the country in distress

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24 January 2019

GROUNDVIEW: Is the education system improving?

Also: Dangers of election opportunism

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17 January 2019

Three ways to improve justice in South Africa

Our court system is frustrating, slow and technologically backward

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13 November 2018

Reclaim the City has the potential to change Cape Town, but it faces many threats

Our view of the Helen Bowden and Woodstock Hospital occupations

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29 August 2018

Openness of Bongani Mayosi’s family shows great courage

Depression is an illness, not a shame

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30 July 2018

Can subsidised rentals help solve the housing crisis?

It’s an idea whose time has come but it is not a cure-all

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27 June 2018

Why are there so many land occupations in Cape Town?

City has condemned the “scourge” of “invasions”

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27 March 2018

Day Zero and Cape Town’s cacophony of chaos

Mmusi Maimane’s approach to the water crisis is wrong

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24 January 2018

Metrorail’s lies

Blaming vandalism and theft for the closure of major Cape Town commuter line is disingenuous

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11 December 2017

Cape Town’s welcome change in housing policy

Good work by housing activists and city officials

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27 September 2017

Hout Bay shows how desperately we need good police leadership

Police commissioners’ silence following shooting of Ona Dubula is shameful

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14 September 2017

KPMG’s questionable behaviour goes beyond Gupta companies

Yet another scandal means it’s time for some changes in the auditing industry

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22 August 2017