Articles by Kimberly Mutandiro

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Grim life of families living in “Little Zimbabwe”

“I came to South Africa thinking that l would find greener pastures but things haven’t been easy”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 December 2019
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Asylum seekers accuse Pretoria police of taking bribes

SAPS urges complainants to come forward

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 December 2019
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Farrar Park residents blame dumping for spoiling neighbourhood

Mining company refuses to erect new fence

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 December 2019
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Call for JSE to act on climate change

Extinction Rebellion pours cold water on Black Friday

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 November 2019
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IPID probes intimidation charges against family of raped 13-year-old

Witnesses say men who threatened Brakpan mother came in police cars

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 November 2019
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The difficult life of Marikana sex workers

Working on an open plot, the women are often raped or robbed

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 November 2019
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Old mortuary becomes a home for the living

“Some people call us crazy … but it’s home, sweet home”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 November 2019

Family in Brakpan terrorised for laying rape charges

“They always break the door and enter with guns, pangas, golf clubs and sticks. They beat us”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 28 October 2019
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Marievale cousins accuse SANDF soldiers of assault

“The soldiers kept kicking them so badly we thought they would kill them”, says witness

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 15 October 2019
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Peter Chihoro cycles up to 80km a day fetching wood to make brooms

Zimbabwean has been making brooms for ten years

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 15 October 2019
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Taxi associations accused of terrorising immigrants in Pretoria

Men beaten up, accused of drug dealing

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 October 2019
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Red ants and rubber bullets are the only service delivery we know, says Brakpan resident

Protesters barricade road after illegal electrical connections removed

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 11 October 2019
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100-year-old man dies two months after getting his first house

“Living in our new home without him will never be the same”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 September 2019
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The dangerous trade of the coal hunter

Stealing coal from goods trains to make a living

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 September 2019
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Family losing hope of finding body of informal gold miner

Witness Manono died in April in Mpumalanga

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 September 2019
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“The list of Mugabe’s crimes is endless”

GroundUp’s Zimbabwean reporters write about what Robert Mugabe meant to them

By Joseph Chirume, Kimberly Mutandiro, Bernard Chiguvare and Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019