Articles by GroundUp Staff

Cape Town protests

About 350 residents of Khayelitsha's BM section took to the streets on Monday this week to protest over the lack of houses and sanitation. The protestors burnt tyres and stoned vehicles. Eight people were arrested by police for public violence.

GroundUp Staff - 15 August 2012

Geeks for good: Programmers hack socially useful programs

From Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon, Cape Town computer programmers and web designers took part in the Coding for Democracy Hackathon.

GroundUp Staff - 8 August 2012

Court case highlights TB in prisons

A man who contracted tuberculosis (TB) while in prison is in a long-running court battle with the Department of Correctional Services.

GroundUp Staff - 20 June 2012

Former prisoner gets TB and takes Government to court

Dudley Lee was arrested in 1999 and spent the next four years in Pollsmoor Prison, while he was tried for fraud and other financial crimes. About 70 court appearances later, he was found not guilty. While in prison he became sick with TB.

GroundUp Staff - 20 June 2012

Basson and wa Afrika tell Khayelitsha how they uncovered corruption

Last night, Adriaan Basson of the City Press and Mzilikazi wa Afrika of the Sunday Times spoke to 200 people at Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha.

GroundUp Staff - 29 May 2012

Weekly Roundup 14-20 May 2012

This is a list of the main news events of 20 to 27 May with links to news articles describing them.

GroundUp Staff - 29 May 2012

GroundUp Launch!

GroundUp will launch on 1 June 2012. Join us at 2pm at the Site B Library in Khayelitsha.

GroundUp Staff - 24 May 2012

Weekly Roundup 14-20 May 2012

This is a list of the main events of 14 to 20 May with links to news articles describing them.

GroundUp Staff - 21 May 2012

Weekly News RoundUp 7-13 May 2012

This is a list of the main events of 7 to 13 May with links to news articles describing them.

GroundUp Staff - 16 May 2012