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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
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Never too old to compete for gold

Thousands join the Cape Town Games for Older Living

By Ashraf Hendricks - 3 April 2018
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Thousands celebrate the streets of Mitchells Plain

“This is one of the events that I can say brings people together”

Text by Aidan Jones. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 26 March 2018
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R12 million flower festival for Parys

Controversy over how the benefits will be spread

By Leigh Schaller - 24 November 2017
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Meet Masiphumelele’s budding violinists

“We like the African beats and we also play classics”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 17 November 2017
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Video: Harmony on Metrorail

Youngsters entertain commuters to raise funds for their choral group

By Ricardo Afrika - 13 November 2017
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Khayelitsha’s up and coming pantsula dancer

Sizwe Nguqe has been dancing since 1994

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 22 October 2017
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Pop up cinemas in Khayelitsha

“There are no malls close by and to go and watch movies you must have money”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 17 October 2017
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New season of TV health show starts Friday

Siyayinqoba will air on SABC1 for 13 weeks

By Zoë Postman - 2 October 2017
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Prison inmates stage play at Artscape

Theatre programme works with offenders to prepare them for life after prison

By Zoë Postman - 29 September 2017