In photos: iftar under the washing lines

About 100 people break their fast together in Heideveld flats


Photo Essay | 2 April 2024

Much-loved pastor bows out from Central Methodist Church

“Jesus believed in justice, equality, truth, gentleness and mercy” says Alan Storey


News | 28 November 2023

Mass boeka transforms notorious Manenberg street

Over 200 people were treated to a meal as part of the annual “Boeka in die Laan” event on Sunday


Photo Essay | 17 April 2023

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”


Brief | 13 December 2022

Marriages under Islamic law given legal status

Women who divorced under Sharia were often left destitute and powerless to enforce maintenance and protect the rights of their children


Law | 29 June 2022

High Court wrong about law on foetuses under 26 weeks, Concourt rules

The court refused to confirm a Pretoria High Court ruling that sections of the Births and Deaths Registration Act are unconstitutional


Law | 17 June 2022

Court orders church to pay transgender woman R600,000 in damages

International Pentecost Holiness Church members undressed Karabo Ndlovu to conduct a gender test


Law | 4 August 2021

Churchgoers want their money back

Former congregants protest outside the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries in Bellville


News | 2 November 2020

“We will cause havoc” warn disgruntled church members

Former Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries members lodge formal complaint with Human Rights Commission


Brief | 17 July 2020

Huge church accused of scamming members

Former members of Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries say the money they invested has disappeared


Feature | 25 March 2020

Gordon’s Bay mosque approved after five-year wait

Objectors say further action may follow


News | 14 October 2019

Learner suspended for wearing religious bracelet

“He has taken off the bracelet but he is not allowed to attend classes” says mother


Brief | 6 February 2019

Call for action against abusive churches

Speak the Truth marches in Braamfontein

By GroundUp Reporter

News | 15 March 2018

My session with Maama Sarafina

R500 and some fingernail clippings to improve university results


News | 27 October 2017

Pathologists can’t cope with Western Cape crime wave

56% spike in gunshot deaths


News | 18 October 2017

White people have work to do, say activists

Dunoon hosts Restitution Foundation event


News | 8 August 2017