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“Lawfare” launched against GroundUp to stop us exposing lottery corruption

The National Lotteries Commission is a corrupt, captured state institution that is enabling the pillaging of poor people’s money

By GroundUp Editors - 25 June 2020

Life may be returning to post-lockdown normality but it’s far from normal in hospitals

Here are the latest numbers from Groote Schuur

By GroundUp Editors - 19 June 2020
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Covid-19: Here’s a possible source of funds for social grants

Cash Paymaster Services could pay back profits as ordered by Constitutional Court

By GroundUp Editors - 27 March 2020
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A message for police and soldiers: We support what you’re doing but do it gently

Our constitutional democracy should not be placed at risk by the Covid-19 lockdown

By GroundUp Editors - 26 March 2020
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Landmark ruling for science journalists

Appeal committee of press council frees media from having to create false balance

By GroundUp Editors - 20 March 2020
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Covid-19: The world’s unprecedented experiment

From this disaster we can emerge better

By GroundUp Editors - 17 March 2020
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Covid-19: One simple thing the Health Department needs to do urgently

Communication has been pretty good, but it needs to get better quickly

By GroundUp Editors - 13 March 2020
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Apology and retraction

One of our freelance reporters fabricated quotes

By GroundUp Editors - 28 January 2020
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“Travelling on the Metrorail network is easy” says Metrorail. Really?

In a country which claims to be headed for “a better life for all” it is outrageous that thousands of commuters can be abandoned to a failing public transport system

By GroundUp Editors - 15 January 2020
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Does Sunday World want to do journalism or be a defender of corruption?

Newspaper’s attack on our reporter is malicious

By Nathan Geffen - 25 November 2019
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Will Net1 have to pay back the money?

Accounts being audited by SASSA in accordance with Constitutional Court ruling

By GroundUp Editors - 29 October 2019
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Dagga prohibition needs to end

We need a rational approach, grounded in evidence, to growing, selling and consuming cannabis products

By GroundUp Editors - 15 October 2019
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Good and bad ideas for reducing violence in South Africa

We were making progress until 2011. So what happened?

By GroundUp Editors - 26 September 2019
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Massive protests needed to change PRASA

UNTU has the right idea; the execution needs work

By GroundUp Editors - 30 July 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Popular, maybe necessary, but deploying the army in townships resurrects terrible memories

We hope that it will be a temporary and effective measure; the verdict is out

By GroundUp Editors - 19 July 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Cape Town property deal needs independent investigation

Growthpoint’s explanation for Foreshore property sale is unconvincing, but the City has the hardest questions to answer

By GroundUp Editors - 11 July 2019