Articles for Tariro Washinyira

Sex workers are angry with the Gender Commission. Here’s why

They believe some members are using their positions to impose personal moral views on issues like sex work and abortion.

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Brief | 12 August 2022

Will Cape Town’s Central Line open in December? Mbalula says so…

But commuters are sceptical after many missed deadlines and devastation along the line

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News | 27 July 2022

Relocation is “on track”, Mbalula tells families living along railway line

Metrorail line in Langa to be vacated in November

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Brief | 27 July 2022

Young people stage fundraiser for immigrants

South African artists performed at the Parow Civic Centre to raise money for impoverished young refugees

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Brief | 20 July 2022

Cape Town’s inner-city housing programme has stalled, activists say

City of Cape Town blames “major” delays on the occupations by Reclaim the City in 2017

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News | 18 July 2022

You can queue at dawn but still not be served at the labour department in Belvillle

“Such a big sacrifice for a simple service — if the process was well managed”

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News | 18 July 2022

Exploitation of refugee security guards is rife, says legal organisation

Security companies often ignore Labour Court orders

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News | 28 June 2022

As deadline approaches Zimbabweans face a stark choice: start from zero in a broken country or live undocumented in SA

From 1 January 2023, hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans and their children will no longer be able to live, work and go to school legally in the republic

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News | 23 June 2022

“Our children can’t play outside any more” say Hillview residents

DA ward councillor claims 176 people have been killed in the past three years in the area

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News | 17 June 2022

Students who fled Ukraine battling to get into SA universities

South African medical students who pursued degrees in Ukraine find themselves in limbo

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News | 6 June 2022

Home Affairs’ refugee office to re-open in Cape Town, ten years after it was closed

The closure meant refugees could only apply for asylum in Durban, Musina, Gqeberha or Pretoria

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News | 26 May 2022

It’s residents versus residents in Cape Town suburb

An informal settlement has grown near Lansdowne station. People in houses nearby want it moved; people in the settlement say they have nowhere to go

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Feature | 20 May 2022

Mbalula tears into PRASA management

“Our biggest problem is management negligence”, minister says

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News | 16 May 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land

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Brief | 14 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines

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News | 12 May 2022

Dozens turned away as refugee office reopens after two years

Even people with valid appointments were told to return on Wednesday

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News | 3 May 2022