Articles by Joseph Chirume

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Steep bus fare hike stops some Zimbabweans in PE going home

Bus companies in PE have increased prices from R800 to R1,500 for a single trip

By Joseph Chirume - 13 December 2019
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The Lottery and the mystery multi-million rand boxing arena

A Gauteng company with no track record in construction was contracted to build a facility in the small Eastern Cape town of Storms River

By Joseph Chirume - 28 November 2019
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Some clinics reopen after closing for three days during security strike

Strike by Phiko Security guards in Motherwell is not over

By Joseph Chirume - 21 November 2019
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Eastern Cape fishers welcome issuing of fishing rights

“We have achieved this milestone after a long struggle”

By Joseph Chirume - 18 November 2019
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Rugby unites all in Siya Kolisi’s hometown

Thousands gathered in Zwide stadium to watch the Springboks win the World Cup

By Joseph Chirume, Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 2 November 2019
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Trial of official accused of stealing railway line set for June

Mthuthuzeli Swartz and Nadhir Mohiudeen are accused of theft and fraud

By Joseph Chirume - 25 October 2019
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Eastern Cape municipality breaks its promise to children

No sign of promised swimming pool in Sundays River

By Joseph Chirume - 23 October 2019
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PRASA case postponed again

Mthuthuzeli Swartz to appear on 25 October

By Joseph Chirume - 15 October 2019
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MEC promises better security for ambulance drivers

Emergency workers return to PE townships

By Joseph Chirume - 10 October 2019
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PE nurses strike escalates

Health workers are worried about their safety after a spate of assaults

By Joseph Chirume - 8 October 2019
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Don’t rob us, plead ambulance drivers

Emergency services workers protest in PE townships

By Joseph Chirume - 7 October 2019
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Medical staff demand better security at Motherwell clinic

Strike enters second day

By Joseph Chirume - 3 October 2019
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Dwindling water supply could lead to “job blood-bath” says Business Chamber

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality dams at 36%

By Joseph Chirume - 30 September 2019
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Uitenhage workers and students complain about college and union

But Eastcape Midlands College denies allegations

By Joseph Chirume - 20 September 2019
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Services delayed, inaccessible after wave of protests in Motherwell

“This has definitely affected development in the ward” says councillor

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2019
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PRASA’s Swartz back in court in October

Hearing postponed again

By Joseph Chirume - 9 September 2019