Photo of woman pointing to sewerage leak

Vhembe municipality leaves broken sewerage pipe for six months

Filthy water flowing into the river

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 September 2019
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81-year-old is still waiting for his Eskom refund

Mboneni Masebe says he can’t afford to keep travelling to Eskom offices

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 September 2019
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Limpopo villagers demand compensation before relocation for road

New tar road will cut through three homesteads in Thohoyandou

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 August 2019
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I queue for a living

Limpopo man employs five people and charges R50 per queue

By Barbara Maregele - 15 August 2019
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Spar workers on strike

Louis Trichardt employees are calling for a 10% salary increase

By Bernard Chiguvare - 2 August 2019
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NEHAWU demands dismissal of Limpopo MEC for Health

The union also calls for Director General to be given the boot following Auditor-General finding

By Bernard Chiguvare - 1 August 2019
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Bus shortage costs Polokwane commuters

“I earn R2,900 a month. Per week my transport fare is R420 using minibus taxis.”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 July 2019
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“There are only two pit toilets for the whole school,” says Limpopo learner

Premier announces R192-million spend to fix sanitation infrastructure backlog at 100 schools

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 July 2019
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Refugees wait for months in Musina for temporary permits

About 200 refugees are crowded into four tents at a church shelter

By Bernard Chiguvare - 2 July 2019
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About 400 newly qualified nurses without jobs in Limpopo

Department of Health says there is no money to hire additional staff

By Bernard Chiguvare - 24 June 2019
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AIDS drug shortage in Limpopo, says TAC

Global shortage of essential antiretroviral lamivudine, reports Department of Health

By Bernard Chiguvare and GroundUp Staff - 12 June 2019
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Breaking the cycle of poverty in Louis Trichardt

Zimbabwean woman makes money from recycling cardboard

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 June 2019
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Seven Zimbabwean teenagers have been living under a tree for almost a year

“This municipal bin is our soup kitchen”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 May 2019
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Limpopo’s forgotten schools and the Lottery’s expensive toilets

R10 million grant went to Gauteng company with no experience

By Anton van Zyl - 24 May 2019
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Norris Phaswana was left to fend for his family at 15. Today he is a successful trader

“I am able to educate and provide food for my family from this business”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 May 2019
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Survivors of bus crash allege drivers failed to rest

Marsmery Travel and Coach has difficult questions to answer but the company is not answering its phone

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 May 2019