GroundUp (Cape Town)

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


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  • South Africa: Moving Up in Joe Slovo

    Approved Joe Slovo housing beneficiaries, who were deemed to be "too young" by government to receive houses in October, this week moved into their new units at the N2 Gateway... Read more »

  • South Africa: Aftermath of a Shack Fire

    With summer heat and seasonal gale force southeaster winds, it is a time of high risk for shack fires. There were 123 fires in the past month in informal settlements in the Western... Read more »

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