Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Rural Limpopo parents battle to keep their school open

They are worried their children will have to walk too far if the school is closed but the provincial education department says it has applied for scholar transport

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Brief | 17 January 2022

Elim in Limpopo has been without water for more than a year

Vhembe District Municipality mum on why boreholes have not been fixed

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Brief | 12 January 2022

Teachers threaten strike after Limpopo government slashes allowance

Allowance to educators in remote schools to be stopped in January

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News | 10 December 2021

Limpopo woman says she was inside her shack when the municipality bulldozed it

“I rushed inside and the whole shack fell on me” says Josephine Msiza

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Brief | 9 December 2021

Some people are just warm bodies occupying our offices and I don’t need them, says health MEC

NEHAWU is calling for “restructuring of the bloated executive management” at the Limpopo provincial health department

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Brief | 25 November 2021

Musina residents demand reliable water supply

They have to walk to neighbouring townships to collect water

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News | 24 November 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues

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Brief | 20 October 2021

Education department promises to fix “falling apart” school, but parents are sceptical

Community has little confidence left in the Limpopo education department which has to provide decent sanitation to nearly 1,500 schools

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Brief | 15 October 2021

Government to spend R5 million more on unused stadium

Meanwhile the community uses a patch of dirt to play football

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Brief | 11 October 2021

Musina residents say they have had enough of water outages

Anger over municipality cutting off electricity when people default on water bills

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News | 4 October 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

Patients rely on relatives to bring them water to drink and to wash

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News | 30 September 2021

Unemployed and desperate: Over 100 people sleep outside labour office

Makhado labour office only has two staff members

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News | 21 September 2021

700 shacks demolished by Makhado municipality using an interim court order

Land occupiers say the municipality broke its 2018 promise to build them RDP houses and now it is auctioning off the land

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News | 20 September 2021

Parents demand more classrooms so learners can return to school full time

The rural school in Limpopo only has two brick classrooms, five mobile classrooms and a zinc sheet classroom for 353 learners

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Brief | 27 August 2021

Taps keep running dry in Louis Trichardt

Residential areas and the town centre have been without reliable water for over a month

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News | 18 August 2021

Family waits 11 hours at roadside with body of child killed in a hit-and-run

Three-year-old Mtshidzi Ngwenya was killed at a pedestrian crossing on the N1 in Limpopo at 1pm. Pathologists only came after midnight

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Brief | 11 August 2021