CIVIL SOCIETY

Can urban upgrading create safer communities?

The third lecture of this year’s Grootboom Memorial Dialogue Series took place at the Woodstock Town hall last night. Hosted by the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), the dialogue explored the impact of urban design interventions on the safety and security of people living in informal settlements.

Sibusiso Tshabalala

20 November 2013

A law journal for the rest of us

All people are affected by the law but few understand it. Lawyers and judges speak and write using complicated language. Nearly any non-lawyer who picks up a law journal would find it dry and unintelligible. Enter the People's Law Journal, a publication that aims to change this.

GroundUp Staff

19 November 2013

Where’s Wally? Liberals in the DA

Leaders, former leaders and the main cheerleaders of the Democratic Alliance have publicly debated these last weeks about whether or not the party has betrayed its liberal tradition with its stance on black economic empowerment.

Nathan Geffen

18 November 2013

The week in political activism

This week we have reports from WITS Justice Project, SECTION27 and Greenpeace Africa.

Delphine Pedeboy

13 November 2013

SJC launches 6th Irene Grootboom Dialogue Series

The Khayelitsha based Social Justice Coalition launched the 6th Irene Grootboom Dialogue Series last night with a seminar on the History of Insecurity in South Africa.

Sibusiso Tshabalala

13 November 2013

The week in political activism

This week we have reports from Corruption Watch, the Social Justice Coalition, the International Organisation for Migration and the Aids Rights Alliance for Southern Africa.

Delphine Pedeboy

6 November 2013

The week in political activism

This is our new, hopefully regular, feature with the latest news from civil society.

Delphine Pedeboy

1 November 2013