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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
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GROUNDVIEW: Julius Malema’s attack on the judiciary is self-serving

Our courts are not without problems but they have done as much as any arm of the state to realise the Bill of Rights

By GroundUp Editors - 24 June 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Goldman Sachs thinks we’ve got a future - but who’s Goldman Sachs again?

Investment bank to expand in South Africa

By GroundUp Editors - 17 May 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: For the first time most adults didn’t vote

There has been a decline in election participation since 1994, especially this year

By GroundUp Staff - 13 May 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Civil society directors should make their salaries public

Coyness over what we earn is the current etiquette, but it needs to change.

By GroundUp Editors - 29 March 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to fix PRASA. Here’s what he needs to do

Metrorail broke down because of state capture

By GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Lottery looting needs to be investigated – urgently

Millions of South Africans buy Lottery tickets. There is growing evidence that their trust is being misused.

By GroundUp Editors - 20 March 2019
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Unemployment: is there a way forward?

Reducing unemployment should be the top priority of government

By GroundUp Editors - 28 February 2019
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How to reduce unemployment? Two opposing views

How do we reduce unemployment? That is possibly the most important policy question facing South Africa.

By GroundUp Editors - 18 February 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Ramaphosa’s SONA offered much hope but it had a serious omission

State capture’s most visible effect is the breakdown of Metrorail

By GroundUp Editors - 8 February 2019