Meanwhile, Zimbabwe Miners Federation has appealed to government to scrap off unnecessary taxes and stringent laws in the mining sector, so as to increase productivity. Speaking to YA FM news, spokesperson for the small scale miners’ lobby group Dosman Mangisi said the sector is producing lots of mineral output which is not benefiting the country. […]

Small scale gold producers have been commended for their high performance in the first quota of the year, as their output continues to increase on a monthly basis. Small scale gold producers last month produced 1.9 tonnes of the yellow metal compared to primary producers who produced 982 kilogrammes. In March small scale producers produced […]

Government has incorporated traditional and faith healers in fighting against Tuberculosis in the country. Speaking on the side lines of media tour organised by International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung disease in Manicaland Province, Chipinge District tuberculosis coordinator Michael Muponda says they have co-opted faith and traditional healers and they are currently training them on […]

Shabanie Mine employees have appealed to the mine authorities to peg their housing units at affordable prices. The asbestos giant is in the process of disposing its more than 5 000 units and large tracts of land to raise capital to resuscitate the mine. First preference will be given to mine employees. Employees who spoke to […]

This year`s national culture week will run from the 19th to the 25th of May at all the country`s provinces. The official launch of the week long programme will be held at Harare Gardens on 19 May. National Arts Council of Zimbabwe`s Acting Marketing and Communication Manager Cathrine Mthombeni said some of the activities will include Art […]

Zanu PF Midlands Province spokesperson Cornelius Mpereri has dismissed as false reports that there will be a rerun of the Zvishavane-Ngezi National Assembly primary election which were held last week. The highly contested ticket was won by Dumezweni Mpofu who floored four other contestants including incumbent Zvishavane-Ngezi Member of Parliament John Holder and politburo member […]

Zvishavane District Schools Inspector Trynos Mahlokozera says the district has not been affected by the strike threats issued by teachers. Speaking to YA FM News Mr Mahlokozera confirmed that teachers in the district resumed their duties when schools opened for the second term yesterday. Progressive Teachers’ Unions of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) and Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union […]

Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) requires over $500 million in working capital to commence normal operations. HCCL chairperson of the technical committee on operations, Mrs Ntombizodwa Masuku, said this yesterday when she appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy. She says management is set to meet Mr Nicholas van Hoogstraten, one of its […]

The Nelson Chamisa led MDC-T has deferred its primary elections to next week to allow for more consultations in constituencies where there is more than one candidate. The internal polls to choose the party`s representatives in the coming elections were supposed to have been held last Friday. MDC-T National Executive member Senator Lilian Timveos confirmed […]

Small Scale Chrome miners have been urged to take advantage of the chrome machinery contract offered by Chinese investors to boost their output. Zimbabwe Miners Federation Chief Executive Officer Wellington Takavarasha told YAFM news that Chinese investors have invested in chrome equipment which is set to benefit small scale  chrome claim holders without equipment. He said benefits are […]


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