Articles by Tariro Washinyira

Unemployed fire victims can’t afford to rebuild their homes

National Department of Human Settlements Rapid Response Team to visit Overcome on Friday to find a solution

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15 January 2021

Covid-19: Help us protect our passengers, taxi operators urge government

As thousands prepare to travel long-distance, operators say they need help with masks and sanitisers

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21 December 2020

Philippi’s immigrant crime-buster

Alidi Hicuburundi runs soccer clubs, distributes food parcels and takes part in the community policing forum

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17 December 2020

Even my cat can’t fight the huge rats, says Langa resident

Cape Town township covered in uncollected garbage

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7 December 2020

“We will celebrate Christmas in sewage again”

Philippi families have been struggling with overflowing drains for a year

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4 December 2020

City of Cape Town in spat with Public Works over refugee camp

Meanwhile hundreds of refugees are without basic sanitation at the Bellville camp

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25 November 2020

Refugees from UNHCR protest face deportation

“I cry everyday and worry about my first child’s future. I may never see my husband again”

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24 November 2020

Home Affairs moves against Cape Town refugees

“Why are they talking about reintegration when people don’t want refugees in their communities?”

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6 November 2020

Churchgoers want their money back

Former congregants protest outside the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries in Bellville

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2 November 2020

“Some learners don’t get proper meals at home and come to school hungry”

How a special needs school in Gugulethu feeds over 300 learners daily

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28 October 2020

MPs give Home Affairs and City a tongue lashing over refugee camps

Parliament’s portfolio committee on Home Affairs to conduct oversight visit

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21 October 2020

Covid grant extension is a lifeline for asylum seekers

Over 7,000 have applied since August

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15 October 2020

One year ago refugees started a protest that brought central Cape Town to a standstill

Today, in a camp far from the city, they insist on being allowed to go to a third country

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9 October 2020

Concern over huge number of expiring refugee documents

Under Covid-19 lockdown validity was extended but asylum seekers have struggled

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21 September 2020

Priest helps struggling Malawians with food parcels

Destitute immigrants receive no help from government and can’t afford to return home

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31 August 2020

No hope of Cape Town central line resuming any time soon

Services gradually being extended on other lines

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28 August 2020