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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
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GROUNDVIEW: Let sex workers and their clients be

Also: Leadership needed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Training

By GroundUp Editors - 7 February 2019
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Got a question? We’ll try to answer it

We’re answering questions about schools, social grants, banks, debt, difficult bosses, and even love (maybe)

By GroundUp Staff - 6 February 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Our train service is a victim of state capture

PRASA’s corruption has cost lives and left commuters across the country in distress

By GroundUp Editors - 24 January 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Is the education system improving?

Also: Dangers of election opportunism

By GroundUp Editors - 17 January 2019
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Three ways to improve justice in South Africa

Our court system is frustrating, slow and technologically backward

By GroundUp Editors - 13 November 2018
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How two audacious occupations are shifting the housing debate

An introduction to our series on the occupations of Helen Bowden Nurses Home and Woodstock Hospital

By GroundUp Staff - 29 August 2018
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Reclaim the City has the potential to change Cape Town, but it faces many threats

Our view of the Helen Bowden and Woodstock Hospital occupations

By GroundUp Editors - 29 August 2018
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Openness of Bongani Mayosi’s family shows great courage

Depression is an illness, not a shame

By GroundUp Editors - 30 July 2018
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Can subsidised rentals help solve the housing crisis?

It’s an idea whose time has come but it is not a cure-all

By GroundUp Editors - 27 June 2018
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Why are there so many land occupations in Cape Town?

City has condemned the “scourge” of “invasions”

By GroundUp Editors - 27 March 2018
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Day Zero and Cape Town’s cacophony of chaos

Mmusi Maimane’s approach to the water crisis is wrong

By GroundUp Editors - 24 January 2018
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Metrorail’s lies

Blaming vandalism and theft for the closure of major Cape Town commuter line is disingenuous

By GroundUp Editors - 11 December 2017
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Cape Town’s welcome change in housing policy

Good work by housing activists and city officials

By GroundUp Editors - 27 September 2017
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Hout Bay shows how desperately we need good police leadership

Police commissioners’ silence following shooting of Ona Dubula is shameful

By GroundUp Editors - 14 September 2017