Articles by GroundUp Staff

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

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

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8 November 2019

Rugby unites all in Siya Kolisi’s hometown

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

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2 November 2019

Cape Town residents battle spring floods

Deluge of rain over weekend leaves shacks and roads waterlogged

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28 October 2019

Lottery COO sues GroundUp for R600k

Summons alleges defamation


17 October 2019

Skwatsha agrees not to move more families onto Stellenbosch farm

Court to rule on status of Die Akker evictees next month

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20 September 2019

Company leaves R164 million housing project unfinished

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

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30 July 2019

Activists highlight how state capture affects everyday life

Collapse of Metrorail and policing is hurting poor people

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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.”


26 July 2019

This is why Metrorail employees will strike on Friday

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

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22 July 2019

Parents protest after school hit by spate of robberies

Education MEC laments increasing burglaries in Western Cape schools

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16 July 2019

AIDS drug shortage in Limpopo, says TAC

Global shortage of essential antiretroviral lamivudine, reports Department of Health

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12 June 2019

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

Interview with Judiciary’s spokesperson


17 May 2019