Cape Town councillor promises new social housing by 2019

Activists vow to continue occupying Helen Bowden Nursing Home and Woodstock Hospital

By Annie Cebulski - 11 May 2018
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Hawks fail to stop court application

Prasa and OUTA case to compel Hawks to investigate corruption can proceed

By Aidan Jones - 4 May 2018

Equal Education in court against Motshekga over broken schools

Education department says it is dependent on other parts of government to fix schools

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and GroundUp Staff - 15 March 2018
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State to appeal landmark Gatherings Act ruling

Police believe giving notice allows them to “facilitate the right to protest”

By Barbara Maregele - 22 February 2018
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Developers accused of “capturing” Sea Point ratepayers association

“A committee representing property interests is responsible for vetting their own development applications”

By Christopher Clark - 15 February 2018
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Developers accused of hijacking Obz civic association

Legal action threatened following attempt to hold new elections

By Maxwell Roeland - 28 November 2017
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Activist groups unite to fight evictions

Scathing criticism of Durban Municipality for not responding adequately to Foreman Road fire

By Nomfundo Xolo - 24 November 2017
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Day 7: Limpopo education department a “quagmire” of maladministration

“We drew attention to life-threatening situations in schools … it is not good enough to say there is no budget.”

By Ciaran Ryan - 21 November 2017
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March to Parliament over Rohingya killings

Protesters want the South African government to put pressure on Myanmar

By Nomfundo Xolo - 13 September 2017
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Why I am marching today with #UniteBehind against Zuma

A veteran activist explains why she’s protesting with civil society rather than with political parties

By Liz McGregor - 7 August 2017
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Civil society mobilises to end Zuma presidency

March in Cape Town to be held on 7 August

By Zoe Postman - 30 July 2017
A schematic of the Tafelberg site proposal

Sea Point Jewish residents and domestic workers meet over Tafelberg

Claims of anti-semitism in affordable housing campaign are “totally baseless and silly”, says activist

By Moira Levy - 25 July 2017
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Activists present stats on unequal policing

Areas with highest murder rates have fewer police resources, says SJC

By Thembela Ntongana - 20 July 2017
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Heated civil society meeting debates secret ballot

Opposing positions presented by Makhosi Khoza, Bantu Holomisa and Steven Friedman

By Barbara Maregele and Natalie Pertsovsky - 12 July 2017
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New mining law headed for the bin or court

A flawed public participation process in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill has created a serious dilemma for legislators

By Moira Levy - 6 July 2017
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Community organisations locked out of Hanover Park civic centres

City says it is part of a process “to regularise the use of community facilities” in the area

By Lilly Wimberly - 5 July 2017