Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

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Zimbabweans leave after xenophobic attacks in Vuwani

“I miss my fellow Zimbabweans. We used to stay as a family but we are now scattered in Limpopo”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 April 2019
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Venda University students still waiting for NSFAS funds

“I do not have enough material for reading”, says student

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 April 2019
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Another Limpopo school shut down by angry learners and parents

Road to Waterval High School blocked

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 April 2019
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Learners at Limpopo school for the blind stage protest, block roads

50 learners share one shower … and it isn’t working, say students

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 April 2019
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Parents close Limpopo school demanding dismissal of four teachers

Teachers accused of sitting in the staff room instead of being in class

By Bernard Chiguvare - 3 April 2019
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No sign of Makhado mayor’s promised housing

Two months before the end of the financial year, work on the sites has not begun

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 March 2019
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The taps in this village have been dry for 10 years – and the municipality can’t say when the water will run again

Vhembe villagers fetch water from a stream

By Bernard Chiguvare - 14 March 2019
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Home Affairs tells man to come back with his dead mother

Robert Masuku has been voting since 1994 but is registered as an illegal immigrant

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 March 2019
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Blind Zimbabwean loses refugee status after identity muddle

Blessing Marindo has also lost his disability grant and is struggling to make ends meet

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2019
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Woman told to go to Zimbabwe to get her South African-born child’s visas

She faces prohibitive costs and may lose her job

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 February 2019
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Mural tells the story of the Siyangena informal settlement

A wall that could have been a barrier has connected a community

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 February 2019
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Grade 10 learner sells his paintings to pay for school

Innocent Mukanyima wants to finish school before becoming a professional artist

By Bernard Chiguvare - 31 January 2019
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Zimbabweans stock up in SA to beat inflation at home

But the cost of taking goods back rises over Christmas

By Bernard Chiguvare - 18 December 2018
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Shack dwellers ask City to share cost of janitors

Toilets donated to community of Siyangena are kept clean by residents

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 December 2018
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Fire victims at Overcome Heights want electricity and water restored

It has been a month since a fire displaced 800 people

By Bernard Chiguvare - 3 December 2018
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Security guards protest at Parliament

Guards demand to be better armed

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 November 2018