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Gauteng health system in crisis

We are publishing a series of videos showing the appalling human rights abuses in the province’s hospitals

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Video | 7 April 2022

Desmond Tutu was a moral voice for South Africa and the world

Although he was a Christian leader in his official work, atheists, agnostics, Muslims, Jews, Hindus and people of all religions have been led and guided by him

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Obituary | 26 December 2021

What a year! 2021 in photos

A selection of photos we took this year

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Photo Essay | 20 December 2021

Another win for Lottery investigation team

GroundUp and Limpopo Mirror win journalism award

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Brief | 11 November 2021

Debate: Should SA’s cricketers have to take the knee?

Here’s a summary of the arguments

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Debate | 27 October 2021

If you’ve had Covid, should you get vaccinated?

Yes, the evidence shows vaccination reduces your risk of getting reinfected

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Science | 15 October 2021

Anti-vaxxers are making a false claim about the first vaccine dose. We debunk it

Contrary to what misinformers claim, the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine does give you protection against Covid, and a second dose gives even more

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Science | 23 September 2021

Video: How do we know vaccines work?

And how do we know some medicines don’t?

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Video | 22 September 2021

Over 4 million vaccines administered, as rollout goes full steam ahead

Evidence accumulates that Covid-19 vaccines are saving lives across the planet

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Brief | 9 July 2021

Alcohol bans reduced deaths, study finds

UCT and MRC researchers found that dozens of deaths a day were averted by restrictions

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Science | 3 July 2021

Hamba Kahle Wara Fana

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Obituary | 14 June 2021

Excess deaths decline for first time since November

Mortality still near record high but it looks like we are turning the corner

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Science | 27 January 2021

Covid-19 and vaccines: Questions and answers

Updated 15 April 2021

GroundUp and Spotlight Staff

Information | 26 January 2021