Constance Mathe

Questions for a sex worker

Constance Mathe explains why she believes her work should not be criminalised

By Ashraf Hendricks - 28 July 2020

Watch how Cape Town rain left a neighbourhood under water

Zwelitsha homes were flooded when Diep River burst its banks

By Peter Luhanga - 16 July 2020

Taking care of your mental health during a pandemic

We asked a professional for advice

By Ashraf Hendricks - 28 May 2020
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Covid-19: How Wolwerivier is coping with lockdown

Children have learnt to stand apart as they wait for their meals

By Ashraf Hendricks - 30 April 2020
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Covid-19: Cramped Hanover Park residents struggle to “social distance”

Without a source of income for many, the lockdown could have dire consequences

By Ashraf Hendricks - 3 April 2020
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Covid-19: A busker without an audience

Lockdown has hit informal sector workers hard

By Ashraf Hendricks - 1 April 2020
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Video: Harmony on Metrorail

Youngsters entertain commuters to raise funds for their choral group

By Ricardo Afrika - 13 November 2017

Fees Must Fall protesters disrupt UCT exam

A few hundred students attempt to shut down university

By GroundUp Staff - 25 October 2017
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Video: Travelling on top of train carriages has become normal

Metrorail trains are bursting with commuters

By Bernard Chiguvare - 24 October 2017
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Order collapses at Metrorail station

Some commuters are refusing to pay for tickets until the service improves

By Ricardo Afrika - 23 October 2017
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Video: Watch what happens when trains are delayed

The breakdown of Metrorail’s service is endangering lives

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 October 2017
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Train surfers risk their lives without fear of Metrorail’s security

“I do it for adrenaline – the thrill can get addictive”

By Ricardo Afrika - 16 October 2017
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Spinning is a sport dominated by men

But now some women are bucking the stereotype

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 19 May 2017
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Watch model smash stereotypes in the fashion industry

Lebohang Monyatsi’s disability has not stopped her from chasing her teenage dream

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 31 March 2017
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Leaving Home

The story of how eviction has hurt a Cape Town family

By Daneel Knoetze - 7 March 2017

Caster Semenya returns home to adoring crowd and fawning politician

Short video of her arrival and press conference at OR Tambo airport

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 24 August 2016