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Farm workers march to Parliament demanding moratorium on evictions

Call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to keep promise he made in 2014

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 March 2019
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Cape Flats residents protest for houses

Protesters demanded to see MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela, and then burnt tyres when he did not address them

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 20 March 2019
Photos of an informal settlement and a bowling green

Radical new housing deal proposed to break apartheid barriers

City of Cape Town could use its golf courses and bowling greens for low cost housing, says report

By Steve Kretzmann - 20 March 2019
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Australian mining manager sued an employee for R200k. The court awarded him R200.

Mineral Commodities responds to GroundUp article

By GroundUp Staff - 20 March 2019
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Unregistered taxis roam our roads

Province should take stronger action

By David Drummond - 20 March 2019
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Police officers march to Parliament

Protesters say they have been overlooked for promotions

By Ashraf Hendricks - 19 March 2019
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Cape Town women’s group pools money to build houses

It’s a stokvel with a difference

By Velani Ludidi - 19 March 2019
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Frustrated by lack of services, shack dwellers block Baden Powell Drive

“The City will never help us until we protest.”

By Vincent Lali - 18 March 2019
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Masiphumelele shack dwellers threaten to occupy land if City doesn’t give dates for new houses

Plato blames De Lille for making promises to community. De Lille says: “He’s talking nonsense.”

By Ella Ndongeni and GroundUp Staff - 18 March 2019
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Australian mining manager drops defamation claims against journalist

“I have always prided myself in writing objective and truthful articles” says Tossie Beukes

By John Yeld - 18 March 2019
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Cape Town shack dwellers march for RDP houses

“As long as each family has a tap, a toilet, and a box of electricity, we will be happy.”

By Vincent Lali - 15 March 2019
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Quack claims about oxygen treatment are dangerous

Charlatans exploit patients for financial gain, say doctors

By Natasha Bolognesi - 15 March 2019
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Life in Woodstock Hospital

An abandoned state-owned property has become home to over 700 people

By Sebastian Moronell - 15 March 2019
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Cape Town’s iconic murals

The city has beautiful public art depicting the life and ideals of its residents

Text by Steve Kretzmann. Photos by Masixole Feni. - 14 March 2019
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New Sea Point skyscraper to include affordable housing

Planning tribunal approves new apartment block

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 March 2019
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Farm dwellers dump rubbish at gate to wine farm

Simondium residents picket over uncollected refuse, clean water and threat of eviction

By Barbara Maregele - 13 March 2019