Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Equal Education demands audit of school feeding programmes in Limpopo

Activists say there are still learners in Mashashane, Polokwane not getting meals when they’re not at school

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23 March 2021

Limpopo learners sit at home because of a shortage of teachers

School battling to accommodate children

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11 March 2021

Children’s shelter faces closure after department stops funding

“We have no option but to go out in the streets begging” says a 20-year-old living at the shelter

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2 March 2021

Market stalls built by municipality left to rot for years

Giyani hawkers want to know why stalls were never allocated

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23 February 2021

Some schools still not feeding learners

The national feeding scheme was meant to recommence on 27 January

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9 February 2021

Doris Mathebula walks 12km a day to fetch water because the municipal boreholes don’t work

Limpopo villagers say Mopani District Municipality has failed them

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1 February 2021

Families affected by dam construction are unhappy with state’s compensation

Water and Sanitation department says offers were fair

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19 January 2021

Hundreds march in Louis Trichardt to demand water, sanitation and proper roads

One resident says she has to buy buckets of water daily from other community members with boreholes

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14 December 2020

Covid-19: We are going to be very strict, Motsoaledi warns Zimbabwean travellers

Expensive test makes return to Zimbabwe unaffordable for some

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2 December 2020

Spar workers who set woman alight have been fired

But their victim is battling to recover from her burns

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1 December 2020

Woman doused with spirits and set alight after stealing food worth R25

Shop apologises and suspends two employees implicated in the incident

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18 November 2020

Survey reveals learners go hungry

Equal Education found learners in Limpopo who are not getting meals every day because they can’t afford to travel to school

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16 November 2020

RDP houses built 20 years ago still have no water

Residents of Mtititi have to walk up to 2km to fetch water – and when they get there the taps may be dry

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4 November 2020

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

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29 October 2020

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

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21 October 2020

Musina residents demand jobs held by immigrants

Residents marched to private companies and the local shopping mall

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19 October 2020