Articles by Kimberly Mutandiro

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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
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Immigrant shop owners left stranded after looting in Pretoria

“Why do people think that all Nigerians commit crime?”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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South African killed during xenophobic violence in Springs

Man who allegedly shot him was trying to defend an immigrant

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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Ekhurhuleni municipal workers demand R810 million in back pay

March in Benoni in support of 4,500 workers

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 4 September 2019
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Brakpan residents accuse municipality of excluding them from housing project

“They will only remove us in coffins” says protester

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 September 2019
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A lifetime without an ID document

Thoko Nzimande is 63 and she has never had an identity document

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 August 2019
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Evicted Nigel families fear separation from their children

Social workers have declared living conditions unhealthy for children

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 15 August 2019
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Evicted families in Nigel moved to dilapidated church

The building is without roof, doors, windows, electricity and sanitation

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 7 August 2019
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Call for political parties to support campaign to recall incompetent ward councillors

ANC and DA representatives receive memorandum, but EFF spurns protesters

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 1 August 2019
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Ten families living in the open after 35 households evicted in Nigel

Elderly widow evicted from her home of 35 years

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 July 2019
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SANDF soldiers accused of terrorising immigrant shack dwellers

“The soldiers said it was just a teaser of what they will do to the rest of Happiness Village residents”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 July 2019
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100-year-old man gets a house after waiting 22 years

Dipabalo Boy Mohedo and his wife Johanna Nsibande were presented with their new home on Mandela Day

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 19 July 2019
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Old Brakpan residents, removed under apartheid, demand land

“The houses we were allocated in Tsakane are low in value compared to land in Brakpan … It is only fair that we are returned”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 July 2019
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Mother’s daily battle to get her four children to school 40km away

“I want my children to get an education and not end up as waste pickers like myself,” says Zodwa Malatji

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 July 2019
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Life in Plastic City is hard, but being an immigrant makes it worse

Mozambican immigrants and Xitsonga-speakers say they are discriminated against

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 8 July 2019
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Women and unemployed young men dodge trains to scavenge for coal

People hunt for coal that has fallen off trains along the Brakpan–Springs line

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 July 2019