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South Africa needs to spend an extra R535-billion a year to meet climate goals

Climate investments need to jump from R131-million a year, Presidential Climate Commission says


News | 6 December 2023

African dinosaurs and the sixth mass extinction

Palaeobiologist Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan speaks at GroundUp’s Science for the People seminar


Science | 4 December 2023

Small farmers celebrate victory outside Cape High Court

Housing Development Agency agrees to drop eviction proceedings


News | 21 November 2023

Khayelitsha residents document their daily struggle with toilets

Photographic exhibition shows access to sanitation from the perspective of people living in informal settlements


Brief | 20 November 2023

South African Jews call for ceasefire in Gaza

“We are a diverse group of South African Jews who are dismayed by the situation that is unfolding in Israel and Palestine”

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News | 15 November 2023

Western Cape small-scale fishers finally get their rights

Fisheries department announces long-awaited permits finalised in the Western Cape


News | 15 November 2023

Expelled NUMSA members start rival union

Metal Mining and Allied Workers Unions of South Africa (MMAWUSA) holds inaugural press briefing


Brief | 10 November 2023

Women farm workers demand meeting with Minister of Agriculture

Women on Farms Project marched to Parliament on Wednesday


News | 9 November 2023

Rural women shed light on food insecurity

“Small household gardens are not enough for women to be able to escape food insecurity” says activist


News | 30 October 2023

Sand mining company appeals against refusal of water licence in Philippi

A campaign to preserve the horticultural area says the silica mine will impact food security and the Cape Flats Aquifer


News | 26 October 2023

Cape Flats fishermen still catching carp despite City health warning

The municipality has suspended fishing at Zeekoevlei due to high heavy metal levels, but people are still fishing in the Lotus River canal

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News | 17 October 2023

Government wants oil and gas exploration to be speeded up

Africa Oil Week panellists discuss opposition to oil and gas at Africa Oil Week


News | 11 October 2023

Small-scale farmers suffer devastating losses after Western Cape floods

At a Genadendal farm, nearly 500 chickens drowned, and over 50 pigs are missing

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News | 4 October 2023

“I want to take my last breath in this house” says Cape farm dweller facing eviction

The families are refusing the leave, saying life on the farm is all they’ve ever known


News | 2 October 2023

Fresh water fishers demand formal recognition of their livelihoods

Masifundise inland fisheries report says sector needs government help


Brief | 29 September 2023

Simple games help children learn to read

Even a cereal box can be a useful teaching tool


Brief | 19 September 2023