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Witness describes purchase of AK47s with Glebelands residents’ money

I was afraid to report killings to the police, he says

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 September 2019
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Wits students join protests against violence against women

Student leader calls for Sandton to be shut down on Friday

By Zoë Postman - 9 September 2019
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Land occupiers rebuild shacks next to the N2, burn tyres and rubble

Nomzamo schools close, fearing responses to protest action

By Velani Ludidi - 9 September 2019
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Ramaphosa visits Uyinene Mrwetyana’s family

President calls for national campaign against violence against women

By Johnnie Isaac - 6 September 2019
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Hermanus backyarders hope government will buy land

Court case to remove land occupiers postponed pending negotiations

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 6 September 2019
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“The list of Mugabe’s crimes is endless”

GroundUp’s Zimbabwean reporters write about what Robert Mugabe meant to them

By Joseph Chirume, Kimberly Mutandiro, Bernard Chiguvare and Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019
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“Proper shelter can change a person completely”

The City of Cape Town has relocated people to the Pickwick site close to the city centre. And it’s working.

By Drew Wayland - 6 September 2019
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Ebrahim Patel recommends criminal case in Lottery debacle

Minister expresses displeasure with Lottery’s own investigation into controversial grant

By Raymond Joseph - 6 September 2019
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#AmINextProtest: Ramaphosa promises action to a sceptical crowd

Protesters refuse to sing the national anthem

By Ashraf Hendricks, Velani Ludidi and Drew Wayland - 5 September 2019
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Immigrant shop owners left stranded after looting in Pretoria

“Why do people think that all Nigerians commit crime?”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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I tipped off the police before the murder of Glebelands resident, says state witness

Witness tells court how he helped one of the accused

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 September 2019
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South African killed during xenophobic violence in Springs

Man who allegedly shot him was trying to defend an immigrant

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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“Too poor to be treated”: Gugulethu residents demand better healthcare

Residents march to clinics and police station

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 September 2019
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Worker advice office a casualty of Joburg looting

Casual Workers Advice Office vows to continue its work

By Zoë Postman - 4 September 2019
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Witness identifies accused number one in Glebelands attack

Former police officer Bhekukwazi Mdweshu and others are on trial for murder and attempted murder

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 September 2019
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Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 3 September 2019