Author: carol phiri

People living with HIV and Aids have been urged to stick to their prescribed medication and not default on instruction from non-medical personnel. In a telephone interview with Ya FM News reporter Prince Purazeni National Aids Council communications director, Medelina Dube said HIV drug patients should not default ARVs as this has dire consequences. This […]

Although rain patterns have continued to be elusive within the Mining areas of  Zvishavane, Mberengwa, and surrounding areas, Weather Services department predicted fair showers south of the Midlands province within the next few days,  starting from today. In an interview with Ya FM News Met Services Department’s James Ngoma revealed predicted forecast Some parts of […]

One of the re-owned traditional leaders within the  Midlands Province Chief Chirumhanzu has died. The leader of the chief council in the Midlands, senator  Chief Ngungumbane confirmed the sad news to YAFM news saying Chief Chirumhanzu passed on yesterday at Parirentatwa hospital succumbing to a short illness. This comes at a time when the province was […]

  Consumers in the Midlands province have bemoaned the current scarcity and price hike of bread in the province. Residents that spoke to Ya FM News said ….. and in Gweru consumers said a loaf now costs $2.50 from about $1.40 per loaf previously adding that the margin is too much and they can no […]

APEX Council Chairperson Mrs. Cecilia Alexander says the various sectors of the Apex council are divided on the decision to go on industrial action as the deadline the council gave the government to improve working conditions have expired. In a telephone interview with YAFM, Mrs. Alexander said the Apex Council is divided and only the […]

Vendors in Zvishavane Central Business District are calling on Zvishavane Town Council to speed up the construction of proper legal marketplaces which they promised in 2018. Speaking to YaFM news vendors said they continue to be chased when they sell in undesignated places but the council has not put up enough structures for them to […]

Members of the judiciary have bemoaned the ever-increasing number of crimes of passion and murders over minor issues in the Midlands province. Speaking at the official opening of the 2019 legal year in Gweru recently Bulawayo High Court Judge Justice Thompson Mabhikwa says the Gweru high court has 17 murder cases set for trial in […]

Local farmers have been encouraged to do early scouting in their fields to reduce the damage of crop by the fallarmy worm. In an interview Independent, Technical Resource Person focusing on Pest Management Prosper Chinyakata cited that many crops in the Midlands are affected by fallarmy worm, resulting in poor yields. The Fall armyworm is […]

Jairos Jiri Old People’s home in Zvishavane is appealing to the corporate world and to members of the public to assist the home to complete its agricultural projects and become a self-sufficient home. In an interview with YaFM News Jairos Jiri Zvishavane manager, Patricia said they are failing to extend their pig sties and fowl […]

Thousands of mourners yesterday travelled to Madziwa village in Mashonaland west to attend the burial of one of the country’s most renowned musicians Dr Oliver Mtukudzi who passed away on Wednesday succumbing to diabetes. The burial was attended by a number of top government officials led by Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri, top local musicians and […]


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