Articles for Tariro Washinyira

At last PRASA partly opens Cape Town’s Central Line

The service will run only from Nyanga to Maitland


News | 16 March 2023

After 10 years of court battles, Home Affairs will open Cape Town refugee office

A refugee reception office is to officially open in Epping on Monday


News | 14 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

Hundreds of public service workers down tools in defiance of court interdict

“We have nothing to lose now because we are earning peanuts anyway” says striking worker

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News | 6 March 2023

Taxis interdicted from interfering with school transport in Khayelitsha

“The court has sent a strong message to the minibus taxi mafia,” says education MEC


Brief | 2 March 2023

Taxi protests: We cannot bypass tender processes, MEC tells bosses

Thousands of learners returned to school on Monday morning following week-long protest by taxi drivers


News | 20 February 2023

“You won’t be making mistakes if you invest in immigrants”

Scalabrini Centre event highlights need for university scholarships for foreign nationals

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News | 14 February 2023

Commuters relieved as trains return to one of Cape Town’s busiest stations

PRASA says services in Parow will only be available during the week for now.


News | 2 February 2023

Operation Dudula accused of targeting children

Asked to comment, spokesperson swears at GroundUp reporter and slams down phone


News | 1 February 2023

Court battle over Zimbabwe permits set for April

“How can I be in a country where I came as a minor and be expected to pack my bags to go to Zimbabwe?”


News | 27 January 2023

Metrorail resumes partial service to Eerste River after three years

Cape Town commuters welcome trains as far more affordable than buses or taxis


News | 17 January 2023

“Massive improvement” in school placement says Western Cape Education Department

Parents who were still struggling to place their children in school for 2023 flocked to the department for help last week


News | 16 January 2023

Church leaders sometimes cover up domestic violence, say speakers at workshop

“Women are told to pray and fast, but men are not told to stop beating their wives”


Brief | 13 December 2022

Athlone fire victims sleep outside months later

Residents contest list of names given to the City’s Disaster Risk Management Centre


News | 12 December 2022

Metrorail Central Line occupiers protest over delays

Siyahlala and Philippi shack dwellers appeal to Cape Town mayor to get things moving


Brief | 8 December 2022

Sex workers welcome government’s decriminalisation plans

“Many sex workers have died and this bill will save many lives”


News | 6 December 2022