Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

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AIDS drug shortage in Limpopo, says TAC

Global shortage of essential antiretroviral lamivudine, reports Department of Health

By Bernard Chiguvare and GroundUp Staff - 12 June 2019
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Breaking the cycle of poverty in Louis Trichardt

Zimbabwean woman makes money from recycling cardboard

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 June 2019
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Seven Zimbabwean teenagers have been living under a tree for almost a year

“This municipal bin is our soup kitchen”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 May 2019
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Norris Phaswana was left to fend for his family at 15. Today he is a successful trader

“I am able to educate and provide food for my family from this business”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 May 2019
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Survivors of bus crash allege drivers failed to rest

Marsmery Travel and Coach has difficult questions to answer but the company is not answering its phone

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 May 2019
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Lottery’s promise of toilets leaves a nasty smell

Photos used to show progress building ablution facilities at different schools are of the same structures

By Anton van Zyl, Bernard Chiguvare, Kaizer Nengovhela and Raymond Joseph - 3 May 2019
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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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Makhado municipality fails to keep promise

No sign of promised markets upgrade

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 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