Articles by Tariro Washinyira

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Zwelihle Renewal demands lists of names of immigrants employed in Hermanus

“Gangster type approach” says human rights activist

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 July 2019
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Shelter supports City’s approach to homeless people

“Exemptions from the bylaw for homeless people will increase impunity and lead to worse social conditions on the street” says CEO of Haven Night Shelter

Text by Tariro Washinyira. Photos by Masixole Feni. - 15 July 2019
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“They don’t want the world to know we exist” says Olympic Park resident

Residents of an informal settlement opposite Maitland Cemetery believe the City has neglected them

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 July 2019
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Home Affairs misses deadline for Cape Town refugee office, says LRC

“The non-responsiveness by Home Affairs left no room for us to engage with them”

By Tariro Washinyira - 9 July 2019
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Somerset West residents will get long awaited pedestrian bridge

School children from Garden Village cross the busy N2 in peak traffic

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 June 2019
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Marikana informal settlement erupts in protests

Vehicles torched and shack dwellers tear-gassed as Philippi East residents demand services from the City of Cape Town

By Velani Ludidi and Tariro Washinyira - 24 June 2019
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Hard work and little pay: pushing heavily-laden trolleys while dodging traffic

Competition is stiff between the men who push trolleys for vendors in the Cape Town city centre

Text by Tariro Washinyira. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 21 June 2019
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Court ruling will legalise dependents of asylum seekers

Scalabrini Centre hails court order as life-changing for refugees

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 June 2019
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Township basketball teams celebrate Youth Day at the CTICC

The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with about 800 youngsters

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019
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A year after Hermanus unrest, land occupation unresolved

Residents occupying private land in Schulphoek to oppose eviction in court on Tuesday

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019
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Western Cape seniors taste benefits of Ikamva Labantu clubs

Confidence returns as elderly enjoy activities, company and affirmation

By Tariro Washinyira - 14 June 2019
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Mixed reaction to City’s Parow revamp proposals

Some residents don’t want affordable housing in the area, but activists support it

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 June 2019
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30 days psychiatric observation for Metrorail arson accused

Bed made available at Valkenberg

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 June 2019
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Toilets dumped in informal settlement by mistake

Bonnytoun residents still waiting for better sanitation

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 June 2019
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F-bomb businessman was ordered to pay R30k for unfair dismissal. Seven months later he hasn’t paid

Sheriff is moving at a snail’s pace to recover the money

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 May 2019
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Hospital reports foreign residents to Home Affairs

Health department says it’s the law, but human rights lawyer disputes this

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 May 2019