GroundUp (Cape Town)

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


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  • South Africa: Riders of the Trains

    Whiteboy and Tupac are chilling on a bench in New Canada station before their usual high-octane commute to school. Whiteboy, aged 18 and in grade 11 at a former model C school in... Read more »

  • South Africa: Looting in Khayelitsha - EFF Blamed but Denies Involvement

    There was chaos in Khayelitsha on Wednesday with battles between police and residents occupying land, and shops being looted. Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in... Read more »

  • South Africa: UCT and Transformation - Part One [analysis]

    Is the University of Cape Town (UCT) transforming? What does transformation mean? In a series of articles GroundUp provides the key facts and arguments on the main points of... Read more »

  • South Africa: Athlone's Amazing Pet Hospital

    Walking through the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) in Bridgetown, Athlone, is like walking through a hospital for humans - bare walls, corridors, operating rooms.... Read more »

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