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Local Residents from Hillview ,Advelorem and other Shabanie Mine suburbs who have gone  for days without electricity say they suspect the power outage is a result of electric cable theft which is rampant in the mining town. Residents that spoke to Ya FM voiced their concerns and said it was not the first time this […]

The Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe in partnership with the Zimbabwe Republic Police is setting up Traffic Safety Clubs in schools to educate pupils on traffic safety The first club was set up at Dambudzo Secondary in Zvishavane with an initial membership of 40 pupils with the assistance of two teachers working as patrons. Speaking […]

Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Minerals Workers Union (ZIDAMWU) say the ministry of mines did not consult mine workers when appointing the new board members for the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) and Zimbabwe Mining Development Company (ZMDC). In an interview with YAFM news ZIDAMWU Secretary General Mr Justice Chinhema argued that the boards should have employee representatives so […]

Kwekwe General Hospital has announced plans to open a private ward at the health institution. The hospital’s acting medical superintendent Dr Mike Matambo says the construction of the private ward has since been completed. Over the last few years, private wards have been implemented on a small scale within the country’s public hospitals. The public sector […]

Zimbabwe Miners Federation General Council has unanimously set the 14th of June 2018 as the date for its National Executive and Management Board elections. The elections will be held in Gweru. In a statement, ZMF Chief Executive Officer Mr Wellington Takavarasha said thirty mining associations attended the General Council meeting last week, whose main agenda was to […]

Gweru City Council says it is currently in negotiations with the ministry of lands to acquire land for a landfill site. Gweru city Health Services Director Samson Sekenhamo says once council secures the land they want to construct a site that will enable prosper solid waste disposal. He says council has plans to purchase machinery […]

Zimbabwe and Allied Minerals Workers Union yesterday clashed with authorities at Sanhe He Holdings following the latter`s alleged refusal to allow the union to inspect its premises. The union was responding to allegations of unfair labour practices at the mine. A YA FM news crew witnessed the incident in which an official from the mine […]

Masvingo Mayor Councillor Hubert Fidze has once again lost in internal party elections after he lost in the MDC-T Masvingo Urban Member of Parliament parliamentary elections. Councillor Fidze who polled 287 votes, lost to Jacob Nyokanhete who got 399 votes. Last month in the local government polls, Councillor Fidze lost the ward 6 council seat […]

The government of China through the EximBank of China has released $200 million to SinoHydro Power as part payment to start the expansion of Hwange Power Station. Mr Huang Ping the Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe told the media that the company had received money to commence construction work. He said China is working close with […]

Buy Zimbabwe is set to honour the country`s top 100 local brands at the 8th Buy Zimbabwe Summit. The summit which brings together government, industry and consumers will run from the 14th to the 15th June in Gweru and will be officially opened by President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is the guest of honour. This year`s theme is building competitiveness […]


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