Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Undocumented immigrants left out of vaccination programme

Electronic Vaccination Data System only accepts documented immigrants


19 July 2021

Desperate Zimbabweans living on the streets of Musina say municipality makes their hard lives worse

“I thought I had grabbed a way of living … but I now live by scavenging from bins”


1 July 2021

Limpopo villagers have to buy their drinking water

Taps stopped working in Mabendenge five years ago


24 June 2021

Limpopo community health workers demand permanent jobs

They also say they lack protective gear for Covid-19


8 June 2021

Protesters shut down dam in Limpopo

Villagers say they live metres from the dam but their water supply is intermittent


2 June 2021

78-year-old Limpopo granny says she doubts she’ll ever see her promised house

Councillor says construction will start “soon”


12 May 2021

Parents demand brick and mortar classrooms for rural Limpopo school

The provincial education department says construction will start during the 2022/23 financial year


10 May 2021

Villagers march to Makhado to demand services and job opportunities

Mayor acknowledges that there are service challenges


16 April 2021

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


23 March 2021

Limpopo learners sit at home because of a shortage of teachers

School battling to accommodate children


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


2 March 2021

Market stalls built by municipality left to rot for years

Giyani hawkers want to know why stalls were never allocated


23 February 2021

Some schools still not feeding learners

The national feeding scheme was meant to recommence on 27 January

By and

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


1 February 2021

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

Water and Sanitation department says offers were fair


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


14 December 2020