Articles by Tariro Washinyira

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Metrorail is bad enough if you can see: it’s worse if you’re blind

Blind commuters recount their daily battles on the trains

By Tariro Washinyira - 9 November 2018
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Home Affairs in court after official tears up child’s passport

Tinashe Bello was happily at school in Cape Town until he applied for a visa to allow him to represent his school in a German soccer tournament

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 October 2018
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MyCiTi bus drivers released on bail

The strikers were arrested on Tuesday for defying a court order

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 October 2018
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Five bus drivers arrested as MyCiTi strike heats up

Workers defied court order, says Brett Herron

By Tariro Washinyira - 23 October 2018
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Workers stand in solidarity with MyCiTi bus strikers

Brett Herron criticises unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 October 2018
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Workers vow to continue with MyCiTi bus strike

NUMSA says strike “hijacked” by EFF

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 October 2018
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Striking drivers disrupt MyCiTi bus routes

Employees, who are unhappy with pay differences and dissatisfied with their union, have started an unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 15 October 2018
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Zimbabwean waiter uses his wages to run a free soccer academy

Harvest Soccer Academy is two years old and has 43 children

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 October 2018
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Police slam PRASA on rail safety

Top policeman shocks provincial legislature with list of complaints

By Tariro Washinyira - 26 September 2018
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Chaos at Bellville taxi rank

MEC said rank will be open when it is safe

By Tariro Washinyira - 26 September 2018
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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