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Coca-Cola and Cape Town’s sweetheart Day Zero deal

How big business ignored the water restrictions and got away with it

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8 May 2020

Covid-19: Police watchdog investigation of first lockdown death reveals deep flaws

“How can they say that he just dropped dead?” asks his stepdaughter after witnesses describe how Petrus Miggels was beaten by police

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29 April 2020

Covid-19: South Africa is racing to produce the masks needed to fight the virus

After a slow start, production has been ramped up

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22 April 2020

Covid-19: Civil society left to feed thousands of children on Cape Flats

Civil society network feeding more than 1,300 children in Lavender Hill and surrounds

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17 April 2020

Covid-19: A view from the townships

GroundUp’s reporters describe what they see

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16 April 2020

Covid-19: Court decision is a heavy blow to waste-pickers’ hopes

Recyclers are not essential services during lockdown, court rules

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15 April 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown creates ripe pickings for corrupt police

Revealed: A staggering range of police corruption

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15 April 2020

Housing backlog exceeds half a million in Western Cape

City and Province’s housing demand drive adds 10,000 more to the database

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26 March 2020

Huge church accused of scamming members

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

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25 March 2020

How the Lottery funded an R8.5 million Facebook page

Director of Harmonica Jazz Foundation was a member of a National Lotteries Commission distributing agency

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16 March 2020

Zibsifusion: a case study of Lottery corruption

Toilets were promised to schools with pit latrines, but never delivered

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3 March 2020

The Lottery and the missing minstrel museum

Six years ago the Lottery gave R13 million for a museum which still does not exist

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21 February 2020

Support for property developer angers Khoi leadership

A statement claiming First Nations support for River Club development is rejected by tribal authorities

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7 February 2020

BEE partners did nothing, say auditors of SASSA contract

Explosive report into costs claimed by Cash Paymaster Services on social grants payment contract

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6 February 2020

Cash Paymaster Services might have to pay SASSA R1 billion

Auditor’s report suggests the company understated its profits by more than R840 million

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6 February 2020

Lottery paid millions of rands to COO’s wife’s company

Companies linked to Phillemon Letwaba’s friends and family have received huge amounts of Lottery money

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28 January 2020