GroundUp (Cape Town)

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


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  • South Africa: Struggling With Childhood Obesity

    Sindi (not her real name) is a 13-year-old girl who lives in the informal settlement of Masiphumelele near Fish Hoek in Cape Town. She meets the definition of being obese. Read more »

  • South Africa: The Battle for Rolihlahla Park

    On Friday 22 August, Public Order Police battled residents of Rolihlahla Park, who fiercely resisted being evicted from a piece of private land off Sheffield Road in Philippi East.... Read more »

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