Articles by Kimberly Mutandiro

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Army has still not complied with court order, say Marievale families

Families evicted from military base say they are being harassed by soldiers

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 November 2018
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Shangaan shop owners chased out of Duduza

South Africans not spared in latest xenophobic violence

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 October 2018
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No land, no vote, say residents of Freedom Park

“As old as l am, l do not have a house. If l die today my children will not have a home.”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 October 2018
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They were forcibly removed under apartheid. Now they want their land back. But it’s occupied.

And a planned mega-housing project also stands in their way

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 8 October 2018
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Scrap metal yards: “the people’s bank”

As unemployment grows, scrap metal dealers have increased

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 25 September 2018
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Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents

Yet anti-immigrant sentiments persist in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 September 2018
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Xenophobia triumphs in Gauteng

Shops owned by immigrants looted in Ratanda a week ago remain closed despite many in the community wanting them reopened

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 September 2018
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Showdown over land occupation in Brakpan looms

Eviction order is in place says councillor, but occupiers vow to resist

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 30 August 2018
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Harare’s residents hail first election where state hasn’t used violence

Huge opposition rally takes place peacefully

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 July 2018
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Power struggle between ANC and EFF in Brakpan turns violent

Some residents oppose EFF’s involvement in land occupation

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 July 2018
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It is not easy keeping cows in the township

Kwathema resident hopes to have land for his cattle one day

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 July 2018
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Health workers say they are undervalued and poorly equipped

The South African Human Rights Commission hosted a dialogue on the impact of strikes by health workers

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 6 July 2018
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DA and EFF at odds over Brakpan land occupation

Occupiers want ward councillor to address them in person

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 4 July 2018
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Rubber bullets fired at EFF-led Brakpan land occupiers

300 shacks demolished but occupiers say they are not leaving

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 June 2018
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EFF runs land occupation in Brakpan

But the municipality, which owns the land, wants to develop it for housing

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 22 June 2018
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18-year-old informal miner mourns his dead friend

It’s hard to go underground, but life must go on, says Tawanda

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 June 2018