Elections 2024: How people with disabilities can vote

There are various ways but remember to apply in time for a special vote if you need one


Information | 25 March 2024

South Africa: key statistics ahead of the 2024 elections

Here is how we’re doing on unemployment, murder, housing, life-expectancy and social grants


Information | 18 December 2023

Here’s how South Africa’s social grant system has changed since 1994

SASSA pays 26-million grants every month


Information | 2 November 2023

How the taxi industry works in the Western Cape

Here are facts on how big the industry is, how much drivers make, and the taxi industry’s role in crime

By and

Information | 10 August 2023

Black donors needed to help save lives

Finding a matching bone marrow donor is very difficult and only 30% of registered donors in South Africa are people of colour. Here’s why that matters


Information | 5 May 2021

Covid-19 and vaccines: Questions and answers

Updated 15 April 2021

GroundUp and Spotlight Staff

Information | 26 January 2021

How to access public mental health services

If you feel that you need help, reach out


Information | 14 July 2020

How to keep safe in supermarkets, schools and on public transport

Advice on how to reduce your risk and those around you of contracting Covid-19

Marc Mendelson, Shaheen Mehtar, Shabir Madhi and Nathan Geffen

Information | 29 May 2020

Covid-19: What if you get sick? Advice on how to plan for it

While most people will get mild symptoms only, it is important to plan


Information | 29 May 2020

Covid-19: How the courts work during lockdown

They are an essential service but they are not carrying on as normal


Information | 1 April 2020

Understanding the documents you might be sent during an eviction

You can’t be evicted without a court order


Information | 7 November 2019

Three things you should know to avoid being evicted

You can oppose your eviction even if you haven’t paid your rent


Information | 10 October 2019

Questions & answers about the National Minimum Wage

This is what every employer and employee needs to know


Information | 13 December 2018