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Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has warned members of the public against prematurely announcing election results on social media platforms, saying it is a criminal offence. Addressing the media today, Justice Chigumba urged Zimbabwean citizens to patiently wait for the official announcement, as the collection of election results is currently underway. The […]

Zimbabweans say they have high hopes that the historic elections which were held yesterday will bring about good fortunes for the country. Some of the people who voted yesterday said they expect those who will be voted into power will fulfil their electoral promises. The elections were described as historic with 55 political parties taking […]

One person collapsed and died while in the queue to cast their ballot in yesterday`s election in Bulilima constituency, in Matabeleland South. Addressing the media at a press conference last night, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson confirmed the unfortunate incident. Meanwhile, Justice Chigumba revealed that there was high voter turn out especially in the […]

The Zimbabwe National Water Authority says the country’s dams have sufficient water to cater for the industrial, domestic and irrigation needs of the country. In a press statement, Zinwa announced that as at July 20, 2018, the national dam level average was 80, 5 percent with Manyame Catchment registering a dam level average of 96, […]

Political parties and candidates participating in this year`s polls have one more day to round up their campaigns ahead of the election day set for Monday. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission announced that political parties should end their campaigns on the 28th of July.  This is in accordance with Chapter 2:13 of the Electoral Act. Political party leaders and […]

Zimbabweans have been urged to unite and work to rebuild the nation. Speaking at a rally at Mabasa Business Centre yesterday, Zvishavane-Shurugwi Senatorial Candidate Mr Larry Mavhima said people should work towards the development of their communities. He also reiterated that the upcoming election should be held in a peaceful environment. Meanwhile Mabasa villagers told Ya […]

Small scale and artisanal miners have applauded government for the support rendered to the sector but say more needs to be done to improve productivity. Government has provided machinery and loan facilities to the sector which has become a major player in the local mining sector. Speaking to YA FM News, Zvishavane-Mberengwa Miners Association chairperson […]

In Regional News… 27 pupils have fallen pregnant at a secondary school in Limpopo, South Africa. The state broadcaster reported that the learners who are in Grade 12, are enrolled at Molautsi Secondary School. The deputy principal at the school, Joseph Phaleng was quoted as saying lack of parental guidance and substance abuse were contributing […]

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission says it is concerned with the alarming levels of hate speech with four days to the 2018 harmonised elections. The commission’s Chairperson Dr Elasto Mugwadi told YAFM news that politicians should respect the people of Zimbabwe by shunning hate and derogatory speech. Dr Mugwadi says the commission has also noted […]

Some parents with children enrolled at Victoria High in Masvingo have resolved to withdraw them from the school after a nasty fallout with the school headmaster. The parents have been at loggerheads with the headmaster, Mr John Muzamani and the School Development Committee accusing them of running down the institution with pupils exposed to inhumane […]


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