Articles by GroundUp Staff

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
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Our best photos of the year

Evictions, protests, street art - and a Minister who missed the train

By GroundUp Staff - 19 December 2019
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Greenmarket Square occupation to continue into new year

Court case reveals parties are at an impasse

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 16 December 2019
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Mbalula under fire following train arson

Eighteen coaches “gutted” at Cape Town station at a cost of over R60 million

By GroundUp Staff and Karabo Mafolo - 28 November 2019
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Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts

By GroundUp Staff - 19 November 2019
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Heated debate over which court should hear farm worker case

Judge expected to rule next week on whether Oak Valley case will be heard in Labour or Equality Court

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 8 November 2019
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Rugby unites all in Siya Kolisi’s hometown

Thousands gathered in Zwide stadium to watch the Springboks win the World Cup

By Joseph Chirume, Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 2 November 2019
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Cape Town residents battle spring floods

Deluge of rain over weekend leaves shacks and roads waterlogged

By Vincent Lali, Masixole Feni and GroundUp Staff - 28 October 2019