Articles by GroundUp Staff

Late judgments: Is the Cape High Court doing better?

Something troubling has shaken our confidence in the data

By GroundUp Staff - 1 October 2020

After the drought: Cape Town’s gushing water

Berg River’s sluice open, as dams fill up

By GroundUp Staff - 7 September 2020

Senior judge alleged to have ordered hit on colleague

By GroundUp Staff - 4 September 2020

Can you guess the order these photos were taken?

An expensive troubled bridge over water

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and GroundUp Staff - 26 August 2020

Success against Covid-19: Temporary Cape Town hospital closes

“We’ve got to now save jobs and stop hunger and unemployment,” says Premier Alan Winde

By Ashraf Hendricks and GroundUp Staff - 12 August 2020

Eastern Cape’s Covid-19 denialists

As deaths surge, Furnworld openly breaks vital regulations

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and GroundUp Staff - 23 July 2020

GroundUp wins lottery court battle

Attempt to force us to stop publishing details of grants abandoned

By GroundUp Staff - 21 July 2020

Confusion over school resumption

Conflicting messages sent to teachers, parents and learners

By GroundUp Staff - 31 May 2020

Covid-19: Groote Schuur on the brink

Hospital manager implores doctors to show up for duty

By GroundUp Staff - 21 May 2020

Cape civic associations oppose by-law amendments

“The proposed amendments limits the constitutional rights to dignity, freedom of movement, privacy, equality and freedom”

By GroundUp Staff - 15 May 2020

Covid-19: We asked government and experts to explain the controversial disaster regulations

We got no response from government, but most experts are scathing

By GroundUp Staff - 13 May 2020
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Huge delays in Covid-19 test results

Doctors express concern that results are so late they are not clinically useful

By Liezl Human and GroundUp Staff - 8 May 2020
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Covid-19: A view from the townships

GroundUp’s reporters describe what they see

By GroundUp Staff - 16 April 2020
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Beware these fake claims about Covid-19

We debunk nonsense being spread about the pandemic

By GroundUp Staff - 6 April 2020
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Covid-19: Medical association slams decision to force two doctors to isolate in TB hospital

“The court action you embarked on to force these doctors into a provincial facility, and the manner in which these doctors have been treated by yourself and certain healthcare staff of the province, is most unsettling”

By GroundUp Staff - 3 April 2020
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Lottery threatens criminal charges against journalists

GroundUp accused of breaching law by revealing details of grants

By GroundUp Staff - 3 February 2020