Articles by Tariro Washinyira

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Man blinded by rubber bullet during 2018 protest still waiting for action from IPID

Sivuyisiwe Dyani lost his sight during a protest in Hermanus

By Tariro Washinyira - 2 April 2020
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Huge church accused of scamming members

Former members of Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries say the money they invested has disappeared

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 March 2020
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Reintegrate or be repatriated, Home Affairs warns refugees

Motsoaledi tells MPs that the countries refugees want to go to are not ready to welcome them

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 March 2020
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City to go back to court over refugee crisis in central Cape Town

Only one refugee said they were willing to return to the broader community

By Tariro Washinyira - 5 March 2020
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Activists occupy Rondebosch Golf Course, demand land redistribution

“We will come back to build our shacks here”

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 February 2020
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Budget Day marked by protests and marches

Issues included unemployment, climate change and gender rights

By Ashraf Hendricks, Tariro Washinyira and Vincent Lali - 26 February 2020
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Parow residents burn down suspected drug houses

This followed the accused appearing in the Tazne Van Wyk murder and kidnapping trial

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 February 2020
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COSATU demands government and PRASA fix Metrorail

Hundreds marched in Cape Town on Thursday

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 February 2020
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Greenmarket Square traders want protesting refugees removed

“We have lost five months of business” says trader

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 February 2020
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Stand-off between Langa residents after tavern reopens

Owner accuses those opposing his business of being xenophobic

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 February 2020
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Minister instructs schools to enrol undocumented children

Angie Motshekga has sent a circular to schools to comply with a ruling by the High Court

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 February 2020
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Archbishop: 2020 to be the year of the orange jumpsuit

Civil society rallies against state capture

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 February 2020
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JP Smith claims success for railway security unit but cable theft goes on

City says it needs to take control of Metrorail in Cape Town, while #UniteBehind calls for commuter-centred safety plan

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 February 2020
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Families accuse City of failing to approve shack extensions

Bonnytoun residents say they are cramped because of red tape

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 February 2020
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Some immigrant children are still being turned away from schools

In spite of assurances from Home Affairs and Basic Education, children without documents are still battling

By Tariro Washinyira - 30 January 2020
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City of Cape Town asks court to allow it to enforce bylaws against refugees

Judge says he wants to know where refugees will be moved

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 January 2020