GroundUp (Cape Town)

A community journalist project reporting from South Africa's townships, mostly on health.


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September 11

  • South Africa: Week in Activism

    This week in activism we cover the symposium on torture hosted by the Wits Justice Project, the march by Equal Education for better sanitation for schools in Gauteng, and the 'What... Read more »

  • South Africa: The Greatmore Long Walk Project Empowers Young Artists

    Established in 1998, and located in Woodstock, Greatmore Studios is a dynamic environment in which South African artists and international visitors co-exist. The studios have... Read more »

September 10

  • South Africa: Mannenberg Duo Teach More Than Music [analysis]

    In a classroom at Phoenix Secondary School in Mannenberg, GroundUp spoke to Zakie Johnson and Aziza Davids. They are skilled participants working for the Community Work Programme,... Read more »

  • South Africa: From Steve Biko to Thuli Madonsela [analysis]

    This week the Public Protector was called a CIA agent. The ruling party's tactic of labeling its critics foreign agents is counterproductive, has a bloody history and is damaging... Read more »

  • South Africa: City of Cape Town Plan to Acquire Drones

    Shortly after referring to its CCTV system as "Big Brother" and expressing support for public video surveillance, the City of Cape Town has revealed that it is in the "planning... Read more »

September 09

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