Articles for Tariro Washinyira

Commuters relieved as trains return to one of Cape Town’s busiest stations

PRASA says services in Parow will only be available during the week for now.

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News | 2 February 2023

Operation Dudula accused of targeting children

Asked to comment, spokesperson swears at GroundUp reporter and slams down phone

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News | 1 February 2023

Court battle over Zimbabwe permits set for April

“How can I be in a country where I came as a minor and be expected to pack my bags to go to Zimbabwe?”

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News | 27 January 2023

Metrorail resumes partial service to Eerste River after three years

Cape Town commuters welcome trains as far more affordable than buses or taxis

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News | 17 January 2023

“Massive improvement” in school placement says Western Cape Education Department

Parents who were still struggling to place their children in school for 2023 flocked to the department for help last week

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News | 16 January 2023

Church leaders sometimes cover up domestic violence, say speakers at workshop

“Women are told to pray and fast, but men are not told to stop beating their wives”

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Brief | 13 December 2022

Athlone fire victims sleep outside months later

Residents contest list of names given to the City’s Disaster Risk Management Centre

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News | 12 December 2022

Metrorail Central Line occupiers protest over delays

Siyahlala and Philippi shack dwellers appeal to Cape Town mayor to get things moving

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Brief | 8 December 2022

Sex workers welcome government’s decriminalisation plans

“Many sex workers have died and this bill will save many lives”

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News | 6 December 2022

Here’s why you won’t be able to catch a train from Khayelitsha this year

PRASA misses court deadline to relocate shack dwellers on Central Line

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News | 30 November 2022

Crime is harming business in Mitchells Plain, say traders

Stall holders want the City to do more to deal with competition from traders without permits

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News | 23 November 2022

Matrics, commuters hit by Cape Town taxi strike

Taxi council wants the Blue Dot incentive programme to continue in the Western Cape

Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Daniel Steyn, Vusi Mokoena, Sisipho Bakana, Tariro Washinyira, Mary-Anne Gontsana, Peter Luhanga

News | 21 November 2022

500 refugees living in wretched conditions in Cape Town camp

Three years after the UNHCR protests, Bellville camp asylum seekers cling to dream of resettlement

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News | 18 November 2022

City of Cape Town and immigrant shop owners meet to resolve tensions

“We come unannounced not to catch you doing wrong things, but to ensure that your shop is in satisfactory hygienic condition”

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News | 2 November 2022

Dismissed guards ask UCT to insource them

“Unfair discrimination” say 31 dismissed security guards, conned by student activist, as they approach UCT’s COO to be insourced

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Brief | 1 November 2022

Cape Town Refugee Reception Centre finally takes shape

After a court battle lasting ten years, the new centre is set to open next year

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News | 20 October 2022