Articles by GroundUp Staff

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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
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Lottery COO sues GroundUp for R600k

Summons alleges defamation

By GroundUp Staff - 17 October 2019
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Skwatsha agrees not to move more families onto Stellenbosch farm

Court to rule on status of Die Akker evictees next month

By Vincent Lali and GroundUp Staff - 20 September 2019
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Company leaves R164 million housing project unfinished

No houses for some, unfinished houses for others in Mdantsane RDP project

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and GroundUp Staff - 30 July 2019
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Activists highlight how state capture affects everyday life

Collapse of Metrorail and policing is hurting poor people

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 28 July 2019

Low turnout to Metrorail protests

“Passengers are accosted by criminals on the trains. Our employees are being threatened at gunpoint and assaulted. We can’t continue under these conditions.”

By GroundUp Staff - 26 July 2019
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This is why Metrorail employees will strike on Friday

But two unions, SATAWU and NTM, will not be joining

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 22 July 2019