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How to access public mental health services

If you feel that you need help, reach out

By Enzo Sinisi - 14 July 2020

How to keep safe in supermarkets, schools and on public transport

Advice on how to reduce your risk and those around you of contracting Covid-19

Marc Mendelson, Shaheen Mehtar, Shabir Madhi and Nathan Geffen - 29 May 2020

Covid-19: What if you get sick? Advice on how to plan for it

While most people will get mild symptoms only, it is important to plan

By Elna Schütz - 29 May 2020
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Covid-19: How the courts work during lockdown

They are an essential service but they are not carrying on as normal

By Alison Tilley - 1 April 2020
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Understanding the documents you might be sent during an eviction

You can’t be evicted without a court order

By Shaun Russell - 7 November 2019
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Three things you should know to avoid being evicted

You can oppose your eviction even if you haven’t paid your rent

By Shaun Russell - 10 October 2019
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Questions & answers about the National Minimum Wage

This is what every employer and employee needs to know

By Wilmien Wicomb - 13 December 2018

City of Cape Town invites struggling property owners to apply for help

We believe many more property owners are eligible, says City

By Annie Cebulski - 9 May 2018
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Have you started your water committee yet?

Here’s how we’re preparing for Day Zero

By Murray Hunter - 26 January 2018
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Everything you need to know about government housing

Struggling to understand how to get a government house? We hope this guide helps you.

By GroundUp Staff - 20 July 2017

Frequently asked questions about social grants

Many people posted questions about social grants in the comments section of our "Everything you need to know about social grants" article. Based on these queries we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and responses.

By Gabrielle Kelly and GroundUp Staff - 15 May 2017

Everything you need to know about social grants

For people who receive a grant or need to receive one.

By Gabrielle Kelly and GroundUp Staff - 7 April 2017
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List of protests against President Zuma

Mass action emerging in cities across the country

By Natalie Pertsovsky and GroundUp Staff - 5 April 2017
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Quick guide to the National Minimum Wage

Essential info for employers and employees

By GroundUp Staff - 21 November 2016
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Treatment for everyone with HIV: what will it mean?

Patients will benefit and there will be fewer new infections

By Nathan Geffen - 17 May 2016
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Letters to the editor: our answer to the comments “problem”

Comments will remain for now, but letters will be quality controlled and much more prominent

By GroundUp Staff - 3 May 2016