Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

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Metrorail commuter files assault charge

Passenger says ticket checkers and guards punched him when he entered the wrong carriage

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 October 2018
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Fire leaves over 1,000 people homeless in Philippi

City says approximately 120 shacks destroyed and 1,400 people displaced in Kosovo informal settlement

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 October 2018
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Land occupiers in Philippi want City to buy Oasis land

Oasis Crescent Property mum on future of occupation

By Bernard Chiguvare - 19 October 2018
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A Zimbabwean mother just wanted her son to join her in SA. Now she is caught up in child trafficking charges

Siphathisiwe Ndlovu, who has been in South Africa since 2007, has now been denied a permit to stay

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 October 2018

Woodstock Hospital security guards axed on short notice

Security company director says he has no money to pay them

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 September 2018
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Guitar duo serenades Cape Town’s commuters

Thabani Dube from Durban and Jose Monteiro Nungidi from DRC met on a train and are now doing what they love for a living

By Bernard Chiguvare - 14 September 2018
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Commuters want September train tickets to be valid for two months

Metrorail admits 37% trains delayed and 18% cancelled in August in Cape Town

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 September 2018
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Refugee Reception Offices still not fully functioning, MPs told

Port Elizabeth office not receiving new applicants, two years after deadline set by court

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 September 2018
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What Zimbabweans think about the upcoming elections

“I will be the first person to go to Zimbabwe if a new government is installed next week”

By Joseph Chirume and Bernard Chiguvare - 28 July 2018
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Rusape residents refuse to pay rates until they get services

Councillor blames Zimbabwe’s struggling economy for lack of funds

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 July 2018
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Some bank accounts blocked while customers wait for new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit

Banks remind customers to bring proof of application

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 June 2018
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Protests close down Cape Town business district

Westlake marchers walk 8km to councillor’s office demanding housing

By Thembela Ntongana and Bernard Chiguvare - 4 June 2018
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Five children die in Philippi fire

Nearest tap was hundreds of metres away

By Bernard Chiguvare - 3 June 2018
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Philippi backyarders protest, demanding to be left to build on open land

“We associated Ramaphosa with a better life, hence we named this open land after him”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 26 May 2018
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Workers battle to get UIF paid out

Two junior riggers at Tentickle Hiring Services (PTY) Ltd have tried since October to get their unemployment benefit

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 May 2018
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Woman had to buy fake permit to get child into school

No place at school without a study permit, but no study permit without a place in school, complain Zimbabwean parents

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 May 2018