Articles by Bernard Chiguvare

Some people are just warm bodies occupying our offices and I don’t need them, says health MEC

NEHAWU is calling for “restructuring of the bloated executive management” at the Limpopo provincial health department


25 November 2021

Musina residents demand reliable water supply

They have to walk to neighbouring townships to collect water


24 November 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues


20 October 2021

Education department promises to fix “falling apart” school, but parents are sceptical

Community has little confidence left in the Limpopo education department which has to provide decent sanitation to nearly 1,500 schools


15 October 2021

Government to spend R5 million more on unused stadium

Meanwhile the community uses a patch of dirt to play football


11 October 2021

Musina residents say they have had enough of water outages

Anger over municipality cutting off electricity when people default on water bills


4 October 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

Patients rely on relatives to bring them water to drink and to wash


30 September 2021

Unemployed and desperate: Over 100 people sleep outside labour office

Makhado labour office only has two staff members


21 September 2021

700 shacks demolished by Makhado municipality using an interim court order

Land occupiers say the municipality broke its 2018 promise to build them RDP houses and now it is auctioning off the land


20 September 2021

Parents demand more classrooms so learners can return to school full time

The rural school in Limpopo only has two brick classrooms, five mobile classrooms and a zinc sheet classroom for 353 learners


27 August 2021

Taps keep running dry in Louis Trichardt

Residential areas and the town centre have been without reliable water for over a month


18 August 2021

Family waits 11 hours at roadside with body of child killed in a hit-and-run

Three-year-old Mtshidzi Ngwenya was killed at a pedestrian crossing on the N1 in Limpopo at 1pm. Pathologists only came after midnight


11 August 2021

Magistrates court currently convening in a car park

Labour department closed the court building after contractor failed to complete refurbishments


6 August 2021

Undocumented immigrants left out of vaccination programme

Electronic Vaccination Data System only accepts documented immigrants


19 July 2021

Desperate Zimbabweans living on the streets of Musina say municipality makes their hard lives worse

“I thought I had grabbed a way of living … but I now live by scavenging from bins”


1 July 2021

Limpopo villagers have to buy their drinking water

Taps stopped working in Mabendenge five years ago


24 June 2021