Articles by Tariro Washinyira

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Zimbabwean teachers in SA unpaid for months

Western Cape Education Department says Home Affairs is to blame

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 September 2018
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Homeless people face an uphill battle to get disability grants

“They seldom have an ID and cannot provide proof of residence”

By Sophia Wilhelm and Tariro Washinyira - 14 September 2018
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Home Affairs taking nine months to process permits for Zimbabweans

Some Zimbabweans who applied last year are still waiting as September deadline looms for ZEP permits

By Tariro Washinyira - 14 September 2018
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Zimbabweans in limbo after giving Home Affairs asylum papers

Special dispensation was meant to regularise Zimbabweans but left many undocumented for years

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2018
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“Kensington police station is a museum”

Three avenues closed on Friday morning by residents fed up with gang violence

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 August 2018
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No progress on Zwelihle police brutality investigation

Police minister Bheki Cele said in July he would ask the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to look into the accusations

By Tariro Washinyira - 23 August 2018

Taxi council blames government for violence

Lack of recognition and consultation root cause of most disputes in the industry, says SANTACO

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 August 2018
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Former mayor promised us houses, say Nyanga residents

Shack dwellers in Lotus Park emergency housing say they have been waiting since 2003

By Tariro Washinyira - 15 August 2018
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Gay Congolese man’s harrowing journey to reach asylum in South Africa

But Saadi Ali Tokiti says he feels unsafe and unwanted in Cape Town

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 August 2018

Taxi strike makes Cape Town’s transport misery worse

Torched busses cause Golden Arrow to cancel services to much of the Cape Flats

By Thembela Ntongana, Tariro Washinyira and Ashraf Hendricks - 6 August 2018
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If commuters thought Metrorail couldn’t get worse, it did this week

Cape Town’s central line is operating with eight train sets. It needs 33.

By Tariro Washinyira and Mary-Anne Gontsana - 27 July 2018
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Police and protesters accused of brutality in Hermanus

Cele promises to bring IPID to Zwelihle to investigate

By Tariro Washinyira and Chumani Mazwi - 25 July 2018
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Zimbabweans in South Africa fear elections won’t be free and fair

Zimbabweans go to the polls on 30 July

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 July 2018
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Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

Legal Resources Centre and Free Gender want law repealed that allows officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 July 2018
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Protesters close municipal offices in Gugulethu

Protest was unrelated to the torching of the Gugulethu fire station and municipal building on Thursday morning

By Tariro Washinyira and Chumani Mazwi - 12 July 2018
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Steenvilla evictees disappointed after De Lille no-show

Mayor’s office says she was not aware of meeting with residents

By Tariro Washinyira and Chumani Mazwi - 6 July 2018