ARTS AND CULTURE

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Mural tells the story of the Siyangena informal settlement

A wall that could have been a barrier has connected a community

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 February 2019

In photos: Bonteheuwel schools show their athletics skills

Usually in the news because of its gang crime, these photos show a happier, more hopeful side of this neighbourhood

By Masixole Feni - 25 January 2019
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Bridgetown man makes robots from scrap

I’ve always been good with my hands, says “Robot Man”

Text by Mary-Anne Gontsana. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 23 November 2018
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Parents start imaginative project to stop children playing on dumpsite

“Some children developed rashes all over their bodies after playing with the rubbish”

By Joseph Chirume - 29 October 2018
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Dunoon youths get opportunity to become film-makers

Short movie nominated for audience award in international project

By Peter Luhanga - 28 September 2018

Nine-year-old circumcised at school by “mistake”

Doctor and health team suspended

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 September 2018
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Guitar duo serenades Cape Town’s commuters

Thabani Dube from Durban and Jose Monteiro Nungidi from DRC met on a train and are now doing what they love for a living

By Bernard Chiguvare - 14 September 2018
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Eastern Cape rock art vanishing due to vandals

Rich trove of cave paintings going back perhaps 20,000 years is being erased

By Wara Fana - 31 August 2018
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Puppets bring the dangers of drugs to life

Ukwanda Puppet Collective on school tour

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 31 August 2018
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Cape Town Orchestra’s outreach programme in peril

Orchestra gets silent treatment from Department of Arts and Culture

By Ashraf Hendricks - 30 August 2018
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Mandela home in ruins

The house where Nelson Mandela’s first wife lived out her days is part of the Liberation Heritage Route

By Wendy Matshaya - 17 August 2018
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Local TV series wins at international film festival

Story about young Langa boxer’s rise to the top

By Chumani Mazwi - 17 July 2018
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IN PHOTOS: Capetonians observe Ramadan

Muslim community end each day’s fast with prayer and delicious food

By Barry Christianson - 15 June 2018
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M.I.A. brings colour to the Old Biscuit Mill

Riveting performance by rapper and political activist

By Ashraf Hendricks - 9 June 2018
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Eastern Cape learners battle without internet access

Free internet and wifi in public libraries stopped last year

By Joseph Chirume - 14 May 2018

ARTICLE RETRACTED: R22 million Red Location Museum slowly being stripped nail by nail

This article plagiarised from another article published in 2016. This violates GroundUp’s principles. We have therefore retracted it.

- 11 May 2018