Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Limpopo residents collect water from construction pit

Municipality says work on a water project in the area will commence in two weeks

By Bernard Chiguvare - 18 May 2020
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Covid-19: Vhembe District village without clean water for three weeks

The municipality says tanks are delivering water to villages across the district

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 April 2020
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Storm wreaks havoc in Vhembe district

At least 40 homes severely damaged. Families now getting help from the government

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 April 2020
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Covid-19: Lockdown affords homeless shelter in Louis Trichardt

Shelter came as a relief, says a 23-year-old, who used to sleep at a car wash

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 April 2020
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Covid-19: A blind couple’s battle to find food in Louis Trichardt

The couple from Zimbabwe say they relied on money from begging outside stores to buy food and pay rent

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 April 2020
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Covid-19: Spaza shop owners under pressure to stay open after hours

Shop owners near Louis Trichardt said they will not disobey the regulations

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 April 2020
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Covid-19: Homeless, unemployed and stuck in South Africa

Limpopo moves people living on the streets into shelters

By Bernard Chiguvare - 8 April 2020
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Limpopo villagers fear shopping mall will take their water

The Magangeni community want the traditional council to sink boreholes for the village

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 March 2020
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One toilet for 659 learners at high school in Limpopo

Storm damage to the school in November last year has not been repaired

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 March 2020
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Limpopo learners walk ten kilometres to nearest school

Department yet to arrange scholar transport

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 March 2020
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Seven years after renovations started, school still incomplete

“Usually when it rains I have to stand for the rest of the period because my spot leaks” says learner

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2020

Families in path of new road live in limbo

Since 2017, 33 families in Mushongo Ville have been expecting to be relocated

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 February 2020
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Thousands wait for hours at understaffed Beitbridge border

Nearly 60,000 people crossed the border back into South Africa over a 24-hour period last week

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 January 2020
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Learners demand toilets and water for Limpopo schools

Department claims construction at schools will start January 2020

By Bernard Chiguvare - 13 December 2019
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Toddlers abandoned in room for almost five days

Unclear why authorities took long to respond

By Anton van Zyl and Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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Unions at odds with each other over supermarket’s wage increase

Workers from a minority union are picketing a store in Louis Trichardt, but the majority union wants nothing to do with it

By Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019