Analysis

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End in sight for silicosis case?

Anglo American and Gold Fields may settle with miners and their families

By Pete Lewis - 11 August 2017
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Cybercrimes Bill makes cyberspace less secure

It also has a sinister provision that will make it easier for State Security to undermine privacy and freedom

By Murray Hunter and Alison Tilley - 28 July 2017
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Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom

10 August is deadline to send your comments to Parliament

By Murray Hunter - 26 July 2017
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Why did Hout Bay explode?

Imizamo Yethu is an example of the complexity of upgrading informal settlements

By GroundUp Staff - 11 July 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of homeowners do not have title deeds

Here are the consequences of this, and what we need to do about it

By Noah Schermbrucker, Victoria Mdzanga and Christine Botha - 6 June 2017
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Social grants: has Belamant answered his critics?

KPMG report fails to ask key questions

By GroundUp Staff - 9 May 2017
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The World Bank’s role in SA’s social grants payment system

Bank invested R1.6 billion in Net1 last year

By Erin Torkelson - 23 March 2017
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Sophia’s Choice: Farm worker has to decide which of her children to feed

Loan repayments leave mother-of-four destitute

By Erin Torkelson - 15 March 2017
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Deductions from social grants: how it all works

“First they steal our money, and then we are forced to beg them for a loan”

By Erin Torkelson - 3 March 2017
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Will mining company be held accountable for damage to West Coast?

Here is what the judge in the Tormin case has to consider

By John Yeld - 26 February 2017
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This water crisis won’t be Cape Town’s last

It’s time to implement long-term strategies in the face of climate change and population growth

By Bruce Baigrie - 17 February 2017
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SASSA contractor may have to pay back millions of rands

Cash Paymaster Services told to repay profits

By Alide Dasnois - 27 January 2017
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Eskom and the sale of Optimum Coal Mine

Was Brian Molefe merely trying to protect the electricity supply?

By Zoe Schaver and Georgina Guedes - 29 November 2016
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Fees are an issue at school too, not just university

For many learners, school fees are a barrier to education

By Nurina Allly and Daniel McLaren - 17 November 2016
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Why National Minumum Wage negotiations are deadlocked

Are business negotiators representing the best interests of their constituency?

By Neil Coleman - 25 October 2016
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Why have university protests been so violent?

Factors that fuel male aggression are key to understanding this worrying phenomenon

By Guy Lamb - 21 October 2016