Articles by Kimberly Mutandiro

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Covid-19: Sex workers accuse police of beating people on the street

“Much as I am afraid of Covid-19 … I need the money”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 2 April 2020
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“Staying safe from Covid-19 is a concern for those who have homes” says evicted occupier

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality says occupiers refused offer for alternative housing

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 1 April 2020
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Municipal officials suspended amid allegations of “selling RDP houses”

Residents still living in shacks are billed for houses they have never seen

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 30 March 2020
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ANC members accused of selling land for illegal occupation

Angered community leader responds by selling sites for just R1

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 March 2020
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DA and ANC councillors both say hostel is not in their ward

“We are good enough to be used during elections but when we want service delivery we become a nuisance to them”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 March 2020
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Ethiopian shop owners in Diepsloot say police are stealing their goods and cash during raids

Police are terrorising us, says shopowner

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 March 2020
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Racial tension over housing project

Residents from Arla Park have occupied RDP houses built for people in Snake Park informal settlement

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 March 2020
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Councillor must fall, say Soweto White City residents

Councillor Ntombizodwa Nxumalo says protests are politically motivated

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 28 February 2020
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Women make a living picking through scrap metal

“It’s amazing what valuable pieces one can find … Maybe one day l will even find gold”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 February 2020
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Precarious life for immigrant job-seekers

Suburban Johannesburg street corners attract many people seeking casual work

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 February 2020
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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