Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 October 2020

Musina residents demand jobs held by immigrants

Residents marched to private companies and the local shopping mall

By Bernard Chiguvare - 19 October 2020

Limpopo villagers demand more police visibility at night

About 50 Molemole community members marched in Botlokwa demanding better government services

By Bernard Chiguvare - 15 October 2020

Limpopo grandmother walks 2km to beg for water

Molemole local municipality has promised to send a water tank to the village on Wednesday

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 September 2020

Special needs learners return to classrooms without desks and windows

Education department says the previous contrator was fired for non performance

By Bernard Chiguvare - 3 September 2020

These learners are not getting school meals because transport to school costs too much

School in Limpopo says at least 40 of its learners need scholar transport to collect meals

By Bernard Chiguvare - 2 September 2020

R50 to get to town to collect R350 Covid-19 grant

Local post offices are not paying out grants, say Limpopo beneficiaries

By Bernard Chiguvare - 19 August 2020

They were relocated for the Nandoni dam. 22 years later they have still not been compensated

Over ten years ago the Public Protector said what steps needed to be taken. But the Department of Water and Sanitation has failed to implement them

By Bernard Chiguvare - 13 August 2020

Musina sewage plant has been leaking for five years, say residents

Streams of filthy water flow through fields and past a school

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 August 2020

15km queue at Zimbabwe border

Truck drivers say they’ve been stuck for three days

By Bernard Chiguvare - 29 July 2020

Clinic without proper electricity and running water for ten months

Staff say they make daily trips to collect water from the nearest facility about 10km away

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 July 2020

Two years waiting for the lights to be switched on

Poles and cables were installed in Ngudza, Limpopo, in 2018

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 June 2020

Many learners sent home from “unprepared” schools, while others return

“Things have changed a lot”

Bernard Chiguvare, Buziwe Nocuze, Mkhuseli Sizani, Joseph Chirume, Nompendulo Ngubane, Thamsanqa Mbovane - 8 June 2020

Truckers wait days to cross border into Zimbabwe

“Before lockdown it used to be almost two hours before I crossed into Zimbabwe”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 4 June 2020

“I am going to buy wine that may last me a month”

Consumers stock up on booze as alcohol sales reopen

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Bernard Chiguvare - 1 June 2020

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