Brief

Church leaders sometimes cover up domestic violence, say speakers at workshop

“Women are told to pray and fast, but men are not told to stop beating their wives”

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Brief | 13 December 2022

SASSA beneficiaries left stranded on Friday morning

They were told staff were having a party. GroundUp was told the same thing but the Western Cape SASSA spokesperson has denied this

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Brief | 13 December 2022

Eco-friendly fast food deliveries create jobs for young people

Green Riders employs young people in Dunoon on e-bikes

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Brief | 13 December 2022

Public sector workers march to Parliament, reject 3% wage increase

Unions are demanding 10%. Inflation is just shy of 8%.

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Brief | 9 December 2022

Sex workers tell minister police rape, rob and abuse them

Bill to decriminalise sex work released

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Brief | 9 December 2022

Metrorail Central Line occupiers protest over delays

Siyahlala and Philippi shack dwellers appeal to Cape Town mayor to get things moving

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Brief | 8 December 2022

Shoprite truck drivers protest for basic salary and transport allowance

Shosholoza Workers Union of South Africa say the matter is currently before the CCMA

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Brief | 8 December 2022

Parliament silent on MPs implicated in PRASA corruption

Formal complaint was sent by #UniteBehind to ethics committee in September

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Brief | 7 December 2022

New full-time Lotteries boss to be appointed early next year

GroundUp has learned that Jodi Scholtz will take over as Commissioner of the National Lotteries Commission

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Brief | 6 December 2022

Domestic workers urge Ramaphosa to sign compensation bill into law

The legislation was sent to the president more than two months ago

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Brief | 2 December 2022

Police union unexpectedly leaves SAFTU

SAFTU “clueless as to the reasons that may have caused SAPU’s exit”

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Brief | 1 December 2022

Fraud trial of suspended SJC manager set for January

Xolani Klaas faces charges related to fraud in excess of R730,000

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Brief | 1 December 2022

Investment manager says no to plea for fossil fuel-free investment fund

Allan Gray says there are better ways to fight climate change

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Brief | 30 November 2022

Dunoon suit salesman becomes successful bin cleaner

Siyanda Nohashe is making a business out of servicing rubbish bins

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Brief | 30 November 2022

Freedom Road – an empty promise

For years Madibeng Municipality has said it will fix Itireleng’s main thoroughfare, but nothing has been done

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Brief | 29 November 2022

Hanover Park women march to end recent spate of violence

“The government has failed me and so many other families” says mother of gang victim

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Brief | 29 November 2022