Articles for GroundUp Staff

Hamba Kahle Mkhuseli Sizani

29 March 1981 to 12 September 2023


Obituary | 15 September 2023

Government admits Thabo Bester has escaped

Department of Correctional Services statement confirms findings of GroundUp’s investigations


Brief | 25 March 2023

NEHAWU says strike action is growing

Patients turned away from some hospitals as public sector wage strike continues


News | 7 March 2023

GroundUp’s Raymond Joseph wins journalist of the year award for exposing Lottery corruption

For years he has been tenaciously reporting on shenanigans at the National Lotteries Commission


News | 25 November 2022

Yoliswa Dwane, co-founder of Equal Education, has died

Under her leadership the organisation ran widely acclaimed campaigns to improve school infrastructure and install libraries in township schools


Obituary | 21 October 2022

Zimbabweans trying to leave SA not being turned back: Home Affairs explains

The department says people without valid documents are being referred to documentation counters but choose not to go


Brief | 19 September 2022

How bad is health care in Zimbabwe?

It’s not great but not as bad as MEC Phophi Ramathuba has suggested


Brief | 30 August 2022

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


Obituary | 26 December 2021

What a year! 2021 in photos

A selection of photos we took this year


Photo Essay | 20 December 2021

Another win for Lottery investigation team

GroundUp and Limpopo Mirror win journalism award


Brief | 11 November 2021

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

Here’s a summary of the arguments


Debate | 27 October 2021