Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Woman doused with spirits and set alight after stealing food worth R25

Shop apologises and suspends two employees implicated in the incident

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18 November 2020

Survey reveals learners go hungry

Equal Education found learners in Limpopo who are not getting meals every day because they can’t afford to travel to school

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16 November 2020

RDP houses built 20 years ago still have no water

Residents of Mtititi have to walk up to 2km to fetch water – and when they get there the taps may be dry

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4 November 2020

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

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29 October 2020

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam

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21 October 2020

Musina residents demand jobs held by immigrants

Residents marched to private companies and the local shopping mall

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19 October 2020

Limpopo villagers demand more police visibility at night

About 50 Molemole community members marched in Botlokwa demanding better government services

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15 October 2020

Limpopo grandmother walks 2km to beg for water

Molemole local municipality has promised to send a water tank to the village on Wednesday

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22 September 2020

Special needs learners return to classrooms without desks and windows

Education department says the previous contrator was fired for non performance

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3 September 2020

These learners are not getting school meals because transport to school costs too much

School in Limpopo says at least 40 of its learners need scholar transport to collect meals

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2 September 2020

R50 to get to town to collect R350 Covid-19 grant

Local post offices are not paying out grants, say Limpopo beneficiaries

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19 August 2020

They were relocated for the Nandoni dam. 22 years later they have still not been compensated

Over ten years ago the Public Protector said what steps needed to be taken. But the Department of Water and Sanitation has failed to implement them

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13 August 2020

Musina sewage plant has been leaking for five years, say residents

Streams of filthy water flow through fields and past a school

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6 August 2020

15km queue at Zimbabwe border

Truck drivers say they’ve been stuck for three days

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29 July 2020

Clinic without proper electricity and running water for ten months

Staff say they make daily trips to collect water from the nearest facility about 10km away

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17 July 2020

Two years waiting for the lights to be switched on

Poles and cables were installed in Ngudza, Limpopo, in 2018

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9 June 2020