Articles by GroundUp Staff

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Chief Justice’s office spent R114 million on travel. We asked why

Interview with Judiciary’s spokesperson

By GroundUp Staff - 17 May 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: For the first time most adults didn’t vote

There has been a decline in election participation since 1994, especially this year

By GroundUp Staff - 13 May 2019
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In photos: South Africans brave cold and wet weather to vote

Voters, including ANC ones, express hope for change after decade of state capture

By GroundUp Staff - 8 May 2019
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Lottery recipient’s attempt to muzzle media fails - for now

Court refuses to hear urgent application from Lesley Ramulifho against GroundUp, The Citizen and Daily Dispatch

By GroundUp Staff - 17 April 2019
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Fewer young people have registered to vote in the May election

Despite population growth, the number of 18 to 19-year-olds who have registered is down by almost half from the 2014 general election

By GroundUp Staff - 3 April 2019
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Chief Justice’s office fails to provide list of late judgments

GroundUp’s PAIA request to judiciary has been ignored

By GroundUp Staff - 2 April 2019
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Human Rights Day protesters demand better housing

Activist calls for investigation into EThekwini Municipality officials, while in Cape Town Reclaim the City occupied a golf course

By Musa Binda and GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to fix PRASA. Here’s what he needs to do

Metrorail broke down because of state capture

By GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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Australian mining manager sued an employee for R200k. The court awarded him R200.

Mineral Commodities responds to GroundUp article

By GroundUp Staff - 20 March 2019
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Masiphumelele shack dwellers threaten to occupy land if City doesn’t give dates for new houses

Plato blames De Lille for making promises to community. De Lille says: “He’s talking nonsense.”

By Ella Ndongeni and GroundUp Staff - 18 March 2019
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Former PRASA Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud

Mthuthuzeli Swartz, who is also accused of stealing railway lines and sleepers, attacks #UniteBehind and makes allegations against his former colleagues

By Joseph Chirume and GroundUp Staff - 28 February 2019
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Case not closed: Cape High Court backlog showing no signs of improving

Thirteen judgments are over six months late, twice the amount of time set out in the judicial norms

By GroundUp Staff - 25 February 2019
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Stats SA’s confusing mining employment statistics

Quarterly Labour Force Survey is the definitive source for most sectors, but not for mining

By GroundUp Staff - 21 February 2019
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How employment has changed in 10 years

Manufacturing — a vital industrial sector — has shed 300,000 jobs

By GroundUp Staff - 13 February 2019
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Got a question? We’ll try to answer it

We’re answering questions about schools, social grants, banks, debt, difficult bosses, and even love (maybe)

By GroundUp Staff - 6 February 2019

Sex workers campaign for law to be changed

“It’s like any other type of work”

By Ashraf Hendricks and GroundUp Staff - 4 February 2019