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Sixteen beauties will battle it out on the ramp tonight to be crowned Miss Tourism Midlands. The pageant will be held at the Cathedral Hall in Gweru tonight. Miss Tourism Midlands co-ordinator Mavis Koslek said all was ready for the event. The participants are from Zvishavane, Gweru, Gokwe, Redcliff and Kwekwe. The pageant, which is a precursor to […]

The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe says chrome ore production in the country increased by over 400 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period last year. Chrome ore production jumped to 139 562.34 tonnes from 18 701.70 tonnes in 2017. Chrome concentrates also increased by 121 percent from 154 726.19 […]

Zvishavane Town Council has hailed Mimosa Mining Company for donating a refuse compactor as well as handing over Mandava stadium, saying this will benefit the community. The town council yesterday was handed over ownership of Mandava Stadium at an event that was officiated by VP Constantino Chiwenga. In a telephone interview with YA FM news, […]

Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando says the limestone deposits on the outskirts of Zvishavane have the potential to generate millions of dollars. Speaking to YA FM News Minister Chitando says there is infrastructure to support the exploitation of the mineral. Government is currently in the process of evaluating the deposits to ascertain the […]

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 […]


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