You leave your house at your own risk in the Cape Flats township. Motorists are a target, especially visitors. Gunshots are an everyday occurrence
Local governments back many projects where people can grow vegetables in urban areas, but researchers say that it’s not enough to curb hunger
The businesswoman travels the world, from the comfort of her office
Many don’t have a formal education or business literacy but they support their families and create opportunities for others
‘He was like a loving father,’ says community member of murdered teacher in Philippi, Western Cape
Extortion rackets are part of a corrupt system that includes religious leaders, councillors, police and syndicates
In just five years 700 Somalis have been killed in South Africa, with few if any legal repercussions
Tired of being treated like "dogs", residents of the Cape township of Philippi have taken their anger out on one another.
Philippi High School pupils give their account of events on March 6, when police with stun grenades repelled them from the WC education department.
The recent spate of evictions in the Western Cape must make the right to housing ring hollow for those left homeless, writes Sandra Liebenberg.
The SAPS and City of Cape Town law enforcers have accused each other of carrying out the demolition of shacks in Philippi East. GroundUp reports.
Shack dwellers in Philippi East’s "Marikana" settlement were evicted on Monday by the City of Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit. GroundUp reports.
Construction companies have damaged an ecosystem and wrought havoc in a farming community in Cape Town and winter rains have exacerbated the problem.
A stretch of farmland that could prove vital to Cape Town’s food security is threatened by development, illegal dumping and informal settlements.