Articles for Tariro Washinyira

Things just get worse and worse at the labour department in Bellville

“This is my fifth time coming here,” says UIF claimant


News | 21 September 2023

Mfuleni pensioners say they’ve been overlooked for housing

The City of Cape Town says it has followed a fair and independent process and consulted a community committee


News | 6 September 2023

PRASA promises full service on Cape Town’s Northern Line by December

“Our people have suffered enough since trains have stopped working” says unionist


News | 30 August 2023

Land for relocation of railway line occupiers to be assessed within two weeks

SCOPA chair tells ministers and mayor to get on with it


Brief | 29 August 2023

Mitchells Plain ward councillor accused of sidelining unemployed youths

The councillor says jobs are randomised by the Expanded Public Works Programme office and “no politician or councillor has influence in the process”


Brief | 23 August 2023

Workers struggle amidst post office failures

The appointment of business rescue practitioners for the South African Post Office has been ratified


News | 31 July 2023

Living on the streets of Vasco: “Law enforcement keeps coming but I still return”

Stephanus Nel is one of an increasing number of people living on the streets in the Cape Town suburb


News | 20 July 2023

The precarious lives of supermarket grocery delivery drivers

While they race on their motorbikes against tight deadlines they have little job security and few employment benefits


News | 14 July 2023

Refugees face “no hope” service from Home Affairs

Dozens queue, but the reception office in Gqeberha only serves 15 asylum seekers a day

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News | 12 July 2023

MPs furious that families have still not been moved off Cape Town’s railway tracks

SCOPA chair tells authorities to “shape up or ship out”


News | 6 July 2023

Cape Town’s Central Line will be fully operational before the end of March 2024, says PRASA

Relocation of people living along the track is still unresolved


News | 5 July 2023

No one knows when building will restart on the Manenberg School of Skills

The construction tender was ruled invalid because of bungling by a Western Cape government department


News | 23 June 2023

Commuters call for better lighting and security at Parow station

This follows the armed robbery of several people while waiting for a train around 6am on Friday


News | 13 June 2023

Home Affairs extends validity of Zimbabwean permits by another six months

Zimbabwean Exemption Permits will now expire in December


News | 8 June 2023

Thriving Langa gardens feed hungry families

Former dumpsites transformed into vegetable plots

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Feature | 31 May 2023