Photo Essay

The scrap collectors

Across the city there are people who survive by collecting things we throw away


29 January 2016

Fire in Langa destroys dozens of homes

A fire in an informal settlement in Langa earlier today destroyed dozens of shacks, leaving many homeless.


12 January 2016

The forgotten people of the Western Cape

Klipheuwel is an informal settlement about 10km north of Durbanville. It seldom gets any news coverage. GroundUp's photographer, Masixole Feni, spent time in the area.

2015 in photos

From the horrors of the Free State health system to student protests and the demands for President Zuma to fall, here is a collection of some of GroundUp's finest photos and stories from 2015.