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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa says a lot should be done to reduce new HIV infections in prisons. Doctor Parirenyatwa says there is 28% increase on new HIV infections in the country’s prisons. He also singled out truck drivers and sex workers as leading group in sources of new HIV infections. […]

The Media Institute of Southern Africa is lobbying for the government to revise stringent media laws stifling press freedom. Speaking to Yafm news on World Press Freedom Day, MISA chairperson Golden Maunganidze said journalists face harassment, threats and arbitrary arrests and restriction by laws such as POSA and AIPPA which restrict press freedom and are not […]

The Nelson Chamisa-led Movement for Democratic Change has said it will release the list of candidates who will contestant in the harmonized elections by the 12th of May. Speaking to YA FM News the party`s Midlands South Information and Publicity Secretary Munyaradzi Mutandavari say all aspiring candidates whose curriculum vitaes were accepted will have to reach a […]

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has produced one million carats in the first four months of the year. ZCDC chief executive officer, Dr Moris Mpofu, said the company hit its target of the first four months before end of April. The state owned entity registered an 80 percent rise in its first quarter production compared […]

Zimbabwe Teachers Association (ZIMTA) has vowed to continue with their plan of embarking on industrial action at the beginning of second term, despite government warning them against the strike. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Paul Mavhima on Sunday said schools will open as usual, and government will engage the teachers association on the welfare of teachers using […]


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