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16 days of gender activism campaigns have seen women in mining from Mberengwa being accorded more contract mining opportunities at Dohwa 79 Mine as part of efforts to recognise their existence in a male dominant sector. Mberengwa Women in Mining Association Chairperson, Ms. Ropafadzai  Mangena However said women are still faced with discrimination challenges in accessing […]

Gweru City Council has attributed  water crisis which is currently facing the town to low voltage at  Gwenhoro Dam Ya FM news contacted  Gweru mayor   Josiah Makombe who had this to say. Residents and businesses in the City of Progress have gone for days without water and the situation raises concern as Gweru was […]

Junior doctors at public health institutions have embarked on yet another industrial action citing bad working conditions, low salaries and lack of basic medicines as well as equipment. In a statement United Bulawayo Hospitals Director of Clinical Services, Dr. Dzvanga recommended that United Bulawayo Hospital staff should close the Out-patient department, discharge all stable patients […]

Small-scale miner in Mberengwa has bemoaned continuous fuel crisis in Zvishavane saying it has negatively impacted on their production. Miners that spoke to our News Reporter Takudzwa Mahove said due to fuel shortages they are forced to increase operation costs. In a separate interview, Mberengwa miners association Chairperson Anderson Tsikira appealed to fuel retailers to […]

Parents have been urged to empower the girl child by giving her educational support at Primary and Secondary school level. Addressing parents at a speech and prize giving day at Wasima Secondary School in Mabasa Mornef Investments Director Rufaro Nyoni had this to say.. Zimbabwe’s Education Act (Chapter 25:04) stipulates that all children have the […]

And in sport…..FC Platinum yesterday retained the Castle Lager Challenge Cup beating Triangle 2- 0 in a match played at Mandava Stadium. Goals from Thomas Chideu and William Stima saw the Premier league champions add to their silverware. The Platinum miners continue to dominate local football having recently retained the Premier League title. The win […]

Mining have been urged to give locals priority in terms of employment opportunities in the areas that their mines are based. Officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Arcadia Lithium Mine in Goromonzi President Emerson Mnangagwa said mining companies should improve the living conditions of the communities in which they operate. The project, which is […]

Meteorological Department Services says farmers  can start growing short season varieties following slight showers that continue being experienced in some parts of the country.  In a telephone interview with YAFM news,  Met department official James Ngoma  said  Farmers have been advised to plant drought tolerant crops that are able to withstand the harsh climatic conditions […]

Midlands Provincial Acting  Police Spokesperson , Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende has warned road users that it is an offence to dump  and leave  loads on the road as it pauses danger to other road users. Her comment comes after an incident which occured yesterday evening where an unidentified  truck  dropped  and left some  chrome stones […]

The Environment Management Agency, EMA has singled out artisanal miners as a causative agent for this year’s veld fires as they were continuously burning vegetation to detect minerals.  EMA’Ss Midlands Provincial Manager, Mr. Benson Bhasera  challenged the country’s security sector to embark on more environmental safeguarding programs  He said institutions such as the defence forces […]


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