Articles for James Stent

IEC calls for more election observers

Over 23,000 voting stations but only 6,000 observers expected currently


News | 1 October 2021

Nick Hudson opposes SA’s vaccination plan. What he hasn’t said is that his company makes alternative medicines

Hudson is a director of a company called Brenn-O-Kem that manufactures “nutraceuticals”


News | 28 September 2021

Salt River community celebrates shared heritage with the Palestinian cause

New murals a break from “cultural gentrification”


News | 27 September 2021

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

Minister Ebrahim Patel responds to questions in Parliament


News | 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


News | 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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News | 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


News | 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”


News | 24 August 2021

How Walter the storyteller escaped homelessness

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


Feature | 24 August 2021

How hesitant are South Africans about getting vaccinated?

Large surveys offer different views on vaccine acceptance


Analysis | 20 August 2021

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

Doctors describe innovation, adaptation - and despair


News | 11 August 2021

New social housing development launched in Cape Town

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


News | 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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Feature | 29 June 2021

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

Other hotspots are Gqeberha and Cape Town


News | 24 June 2021

Commuters have deserted Metrorail

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

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News | 21 June 2021