Articles by Liezl Human

A pandemic is no time for austerity, says vaccine coalition

People’s Vaccine Campaign demands participation in government plan


15 January 2021

Elderly residents won’t be left on the streets, says CPOA

About 300 residents living in Cape Flats retirement homes will be moved to other facilities


14 December 2020

New advertising authority takes firm stand against quackery

Board says it will rule even on advertising claims by companies that are not members


11 December 2020

High levels of E. coli in water from Milnerton waste plant, say activists

But City of Cape Town says the tests used by activists are not an accurate reflection


8 December 2020

Over 14,000 people estimated to be living on the streets of Cape Town

Study finds that R20,000 is spent per homeless person per year in the criminal justice system


26 November 2020

WCED struggling with increased learner admissions for 2021

A Stellenbosch parent has been battling to find place for his son


20 November 2020

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish


19 November 2020

Women and children hit by refugee office closure, court hears

Sonke Gender Justice is seeking to join as a friend of the court in Scalabrini versus Minister of Home Affairs case


12 November 2020

Hip-hop artist told he must have a new ID number after Home Affairs mix up

Vakele Genu is unhappy with Home Affairs’ solution


10 November 2020

Raymond Joseph recognised for Lottery investigation

Free Press Unlimited commended GroundUp’s reporter for “his tenacity in reporting from areas where government accountability is lacking”


9 November 2020

Rondebosch Golf Club lease renewal under fire from housing activists

City says floodline makes land unsuitable for development


30 October 2020

Labour department to visit farm after owners close only crèche nearby

Farm workers’ say they have nowhere to leave their children while they work


30 October 2020

Human Rights Commission under fire for 7-month silence on sex worker death in custody

“Unfortunately democracy is only for certain people – not for sex workers” says activist


28 October 2020

Family “dumped” in Wellington can’t travel to work and school

They were forcibly evicted from their home on a farm in Paarl where they lived for 23 years


27 October 2020

No housing on Rondebosch Golf Club for now

City says the land is unsuitable, but Ndifuna Ukwazi says the decision is “blindingly shortsighted”


22 October 2020

“There are no jobs - this is how we support our families” says Kleinmond poacher

Earlier this week there were violent protests after five local men were arrested


8 October 2020