Articles for Tariro Washinyira

“People put borders in their hearts, that’s where xenophobia comes from”

Immigrant and South African women celebrate Africa Day together


News | 29 May 2023

About 100 students march to NSFAS over funding troubles

“We (SRCs) refuse to remain silent while the dreams and aspirations of the children of the poor and working class are trampled on by an unyielding bureaucracy.”


News | 24 May 2023

Minister says “no” to City of Cape Town bid to take over the trains

City must just move people off the lines, says Sindiswe Chikunga


News | 17 May 2023

Refugees say they fear death if they return to local communities

Nearly four years after the UNHCR protests, Bellville camp asylum seekers choose unsanitary camp conditions rather than face xenophobia and crime


News | 12 May 2023

Tenants of flagship Langa housing project mark township centenary in squalor

But the City of Cape Town says tenants of the N2 Gateway flats have refused to sign lease agreements, making maintenance impossible


News | 8 May 2023

PRASA’s decision to cancel railway security contracts “reckless and irresponsible” says SCOPA chair

Rail agency assures MPs that the Central Line in Cape Town would be fully operational by December


News | 21 April 2023

Returning refugees swell numbers at Wingfield camp, with no solution in sight

Families refuse to return to communities in Cape Town or to go back to their countries of origin


News | 19 April 2023

Loyiso Nkohla shot dead during political meeting

Former ANC councillor killed during a meeting over the future of the families living along the railway line in Cape Town


News | 17 April 2023

For some, this soup is the only meal of the day

Soup kitchen in Mfuleni in Cape Town feeds hundreds


Feature | 5 April 2023

Langa land claimants accuse government of divide and rule

But deputy minister says delays in handing over the land are the result of disagreements between claimants


News | 27 March 2023

Refugee organisations in South Africa encouraged to speak with one voice

South Africa Refugee-Led Network celebrated Human Rights Day on Tuesday


Brief | 22 March 2023

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