Articles by Tariro Washinyira

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Train commuters protest after being told to move to second-class carriage

Metrorail apologises for ticket conductor’s behaviour

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 January 2020
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Home Affairs blocked my ID, says Free State man

Nathi Lepelesana used his ID to vote in SA elections. Now he’s been told he’s a Lesotho citizen

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 January 2020
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Bonnytoun residents ignored by City of Cape Town

“We will not protest and destroy infrastructure like other communities do, but we are asking the City to do their work.”

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 January 2020
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Nightmare start to 2020 for thousands of Cape Town commuters

Khayelitsha bus and train services still suspended

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Tariro Washinyira - 13 January 2020
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Greenmarket Square occupation to continue into new year

Court case reveals parties are at an impasse

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 16 December 2019
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“Townships should not be a dumping site for unhealthy food”

People’s Health Movement urges government to do more to curb malnutrition and obesity in townships

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 December 2019
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Refugees join homeless for Christmas lunch event

Ladles of Love apologises to homeless as food runs out during event

By Tariro Washinyira - 9 December 2019
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Immigrant child barred from school for lack of documents

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 December 2019
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Huge new housing project in Retreat

5,000 homes to be built, says MEC, but Parkwood residents still sceptical

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 November 2019
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Cape Town law enforcement officers protest

JP Smith accuses protesters of “dangerous and irresponsible lies”

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 November 2019
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Equality Court won’t hear Oak Valley case

Judge says private employers are under no duty to provide accommodation to employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 November 2019
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New publication brings stories of rural South Africa to public attention

Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) celebrates 35 years with a book and seven awards

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 November 2019
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Heated debate over which court should hear farm worker case

Judge expected to rule next week on whether Oak Valley case will be heard in Labour or Equality Court

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 8 November 2019
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Vygieskraal fire victims want to go home

Over 60 people have been sheltering for three weeks at a community hall in Athlone

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 November 2019
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Informal traders protest in Mitchells Plain

Protesters demand safer trading environment

By Tariro Washinyira - 5 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