Articles by GroundUp Staff

Success against Covid-19: Temporary Cape Town hospital closes

“We’ve got to now save jobs and stop hunger and unemployment,” says Premier Alan Winde

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12 August 2020

Eastern Cape’s Covid-19 denialists

As deaths surge, Furnworld openly breaks vital regulations

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23 July 2020

GroundUp wins lottery court battle

Attempt to force us to stop publishing details of grants abandoned


21 July 2020

Confusion over school resumption

Conflicting messages sent to teachers, parents and learners


31 May 2020

Covid-19: Groote Schuur on the brink

Hospital manager implores doctors to show up for duty


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”


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


13 May 2020

Huge delays in Covid-19 test results

Doctors express concern that results are so late they are not clinically useful

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8 May 2020

Covid-19: A view from the townships

GroundUp’s reporters describe what they see


16 April 2020

Beware these fake claims about Covid-19

We debunk nonsense being spread about the pandemic


6 April 2020

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”


3 April 2020

Lottery threatens criminal charges against journalists

GroundUp accused of breaching law by revealing details of grants


3 February 2020

Our best photos of the year

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


19 December 2019

Greenmarket Square occupation to continue into new year

Court case reveals parties are at an impasse

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16 December 2019

Mbalula under fire following train arson

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

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28 November 2019

Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts


19 November 2019