Author: Panashe Madzinga

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Kwekwe Mayor Cllr Matenda Madzoke says the new bus terminus which is expected to be commissioned within the first half this year will help boost the city`s revenue. He says trucks, and buses will have a decent area to park and pay fares to council. Cllr Madzoke says security cameras to be installed in the […]

THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has dismissed reports that it is exporting diamonds to Botswana, but it is tapping into that country`s expertise in diamond mining and value addition. ZCDC CEO Mr Morris Mpofu said the government had facilitated engagement with companies in the neighbouring country that are involved in the diamond industry. Some […]

The seven are part of the 10 family members who died after consuming poisonous mushrooms last week. A daughter in law Vonai Moto aged 19 who was taking care of the family is still battling for her life at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo. The grandfather, Mr Kaurai Chandavengegwa said the family is devastated and they are […]

President Emerson Mnangagwa says he will publish names of those who failed to comply with amnesty on funds externalisation by 19 March 2018. President Mnangagwa says some prominent figures remain disobedient to his call despite the three months amnesty given to them to return externalised Zimbabwean assets. President Mnangagwa said this while addressing captains of industry in […]

University students have hailed the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education for reducing tuition fees for students on industrial attachment. Instead of paying full fees, students on attachment will now pay 60 percent of their fees. Speaking to YA FM news, some of the students said the move comes as a relief as some of […]

The Zimbabwe Republic Police Minerals and Boarder Control Unit has urged small scale miners to take safety precautions so as to reduce accidents at their mining sites. Speaking to YA FM News Inspector Balani, highlighted that miners have to be cautious when it comes to safety, as they work with dangerous chemicals and machinery. He […]

Local authorities have lobbied for government support in equipping health facilities, especially in rural areas. Speaking at a public consultation meeting on the Public Health Bill, Chief Executive Officer for Runde Rural District Council  Mr Gordon Moyo said they lack support from the central government, in terms of resources and funds to build more clinics […]

Minister of Women, Gender and Community Development Honourable Sthembiso Nyoni says the gap between Zimbabwean men and women in accessing resources and opportunities remains worrisome. Addressing the media ahead of the International Women’s Day Commemorations in Harare yesterday, Honourable Nyoni said despite the efforts by government to promote equal opportunities amongst men and women, the […]

Local women have appealed to the government and Ministry of health to improve local cancer screening and treatment services. Speaking at a public consultation meeting on the Public Health Bill at Runde Rural District Council, some of the women said they are receiving poor cancer screening services at local hospitals. They added that very few […]

MUROWA Diamonds has lobbied Parliament for a reduction of mining taxes on ground rentals and royalties, saying the exorbitant taxes were chasing away investors. Rio Zim chief executive officer Bhekinkosi Nkomo said 15% royalties charged on rough diamonds was too high. Namibia and Botswana charge 10% royalties, while the Democratic Republic of Congo charges 2,5%. […]


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