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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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Money from Lottery goes to cousin of National Lotteries Commission boss

Only a fraction of the R11 million grant appears to have gone to its intended purpose

By Raymond Joseph - 20 January 2020
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Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue

Ekurhuleni case heard in Labour Court

By Zoë Postman - 16 January 2020
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Grim life of families living in “Little Zimbabwe”

“I came to South Africa thinking that l would find greener pastures but things haven’t been easy”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 December 2019

Here’s how the common purpose rule now applies to gang rape

“The court must not be implicated in perpetuating patriarchy and rape culture”

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 17 December 2019
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Asylum seekers accuse Pretoria police of taking bribes

SAPS urges complainants to come forward

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 December 2019
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Chinese Association heads to court over ‘hate speech’ comments on Facebook

Equality Court hears history of discrimination against Chinese people in South Africa

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 December 2019
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Mamelodi floods: “I watched as my shack was swept away”

Shackdwellers pick up the pieces

By Mosima Rafapa - 11 December 2019
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Farrar Park residents blame dumping for spoiling neighbourhood

Mining company refuses to erect new fence

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 December 2019
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Fight for release of report on alleged prison torture

Security company wants report to be redacted if it is to be released

By Elna Schütz - 2 December 2019
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Call for JSE to act on climate change

Extinction Rebellion pours cold water on Black Friday

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 November 2019
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Mediation process offers hope to refugees in Pretoria

Criminal case against 189 could be dropped

By Elna Schütz - 28 November 2019
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IPID probes intimidation charges against family of raped 13-year-old

Witnesses say men who threatened Brakpan mother came in police cars

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 November 2019
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More train stations vandalised after jobs threatened

At least five train stations and substations in Gauteng have been hit by vandalism, theft and burning in the past week

By Zoë Postman - 22 November 2019
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Dispute over electrification in Tembisa

Land occupiers say they are being excluded from the project

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2019
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Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts

By GroundUp Staff - 19 November 2019