Articles by James Stent

Salt River community celebrates shared heritage with the Palestinian cause

New murals a break from “cultural gentrification”

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27 September 2021

Lottery made accusations against our reporter. Now it can’t back them up

Minister Ebrahim Patel responds to questions in Parliament

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15 September 2021

PRASA is building a world-class system, claims CEO

But Cape Town train commuters will wait until December 2022 to use the Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain line normally again

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8 September 2021

PRASA blames Covid-19 and vandalism for collapsing East London train service

Some stations GroundUp visited were derelict

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7 September 2021

PRASA sues whistleblower for R45 million

The rail agency refused to answer questions on its legal action against suspended head of legal services Martha Ngoye

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27 August 2021

Bathabile Dlamini to be prosecuted for perjury

Black Sash and Centre for Applied Legal Studies welcome the “message that everyone is equal before the law”

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24 August 2021

How Walter the storyteller escaped homelessness

Like many others he lost his home during lockdown and lived rough

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24 August 2021

How hesitant are South Africans about getting vaccinated?

Large surveys offer different views on vaccine acceptance

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20 August 2021

Covid-19: A glimpse behind the scenes at Groote Schuur Hospital

Doctors describe innovation, adaptation - and despair

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11 August 2021

New social housing development launched in Cape Town

Latest phase of Bothasig Gardens will provide 314 homes to lower income families

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28 July 2021

How risky is public transport for infectious disease? We tested it

Next time you hop on a bus, you’ll want to shout: “Open the windows!”

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29 June 2021

Gauteng sewage has shown high rates of Covid-19 for three weeks

Other hotspots are Gqeberha and Cape Town

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24 June 2021

Commuters have deserted Metrorail

Another year at best before Cape Town Central line resumes service to Khayelitsha

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21 June 2021

Health department is likely overcounting its vaccine supply

Because of the syringes being used, vaccinators are getting fewer doses per vial

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18 June 2021

What’s gone wrong with government’s tender website?

Treasury’s tender portal has been down since March

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11 June 2021