Truckers wait days to cross border into Zimbabwe

“Before lockdown it used to be almost two hours before I crossed into Zimbabwe”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 4 June 2020

Contractor says school feeding scheme isn’t viable if only two grades return

“Normally I would deliver for 5,000 but now my delivery will only be for 677 in grades 7 and 12.”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 29 May 2020

Limpopo residents collect water from construction pit

Municipality says work on a water project in the area will commence in two weeks

By Bernard Chiguvare - 18 May 2020
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Covid-19: Vhembe District village without clean water for three weeks

The municipality says tanks are delivering water to villages across the district

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 April 2020
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Storm wreaks havoc in Vhembe district

At least 40 homes severely damaged. Families now getting help from the government

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 April 2020
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Covid-19: Lockdown affords homeless shelter in Louis Trichardt

Shelter came as a relief, says a 23-year-old, who used to sleep at a car wash

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 April 2020
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Covid-19: A blind couple’s battle to find food in Louis Trichardt

The couple from Zimbabwe say they relied on money from begging outside stores to buy food and pay rent

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 April 2020
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Covid-19: Spaza shop owners under pressure to stay open after hours

Shop owners near Louis Trichardt said they will not disobey the regulations

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 April 2020
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Covid-19: Doctors released from isolation in Limpopo TB hospital

This follows widespread criticism of MEC Phophi Ramathuba

By James Stent - 9 April 2020
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Covid-19: Homeless, unemployed and stuck in South Africa

Limpopo moves people living on the streets into shelters

By Bernard Chiguvare - 8 April 2020
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Covid-19: Medical association slams decision to force two doctors to isolate in TB hospital

“The court action you embarked on to force these doctors into a provincial facility, and the manner in which these doctors have been treated by yourself and certain healthcare staff of the province, is most unsettling”

By GroundUp Staff - 3 April 2020
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Limpopo villagers fear shopping mall will take their water

The Magangeni community want the traditional council to sink boreholes for the village

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 March 2020
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One toilet for 659 learners at high school in Limpopo

Storm damage to the school in November last year has not been repaired

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 March 2020
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Limpopo learners walk ten kilometres to nearest school

Department yet to arrange scholar transport

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 March 2020
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Zibsifusion: a case study of Lottery corruption

Toilets were promised to schools with pit latrines, but never delivered

By Anton van Zyl - 3 March 2020
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Seven years after renovations started, school still incomplete

“Usually when it rains I have to stand for the rest of the period because my spot leaks” says learner

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2020