Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

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
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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