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Villagers in Mberengwa have bemoaned the state of the roads and bridges in their area. Some of the villagers in Mataga who spoke to YaFM News said the roads and bridges in their area are in a bad state and this has led to transport problems with some public transporters shunning that route. Those who […]

Government is working on formalising the artisanal and small scale mining sector as a way of promoting growth of the sector. Speaking at a Zanu PF rally at Mataga Growth Point in Mberengwa on Tuesday, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said government has already started offering small scale miners with machinery for them to increase their […]

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba says about 100 000 registered voters will not be able to cast their ballot in the 2018 harmonised elections due to irregularities in their voter details. Speaking at a press conference in Harare yesterday, Justice Chigumba said those on the exclusion list will only be able to […]

The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development says it has rolled out a Gold Mobilisation Programme countrywide, which has seen small scale gold producers having easy access to the market. Speaking to YA FM news, the ministry’s permanent secretary Mr Munesu Munodawafa said Gold Mobilisation teams are currently moving across the country and educating small […]

All is set for the 8th Buy Zimbabwe Summit which kicks off today in Gweru. The Summit is aimed at bringing together key business leaders, decision makers and government officials to discuss critical issues relating to the economic development of Zimbabwe under the theme “Building Competitiveness and Retaining Domestic Preference in an Open Economy”. Buy Zimbabwe Chief […]

Zimbabwe Teachers Association (ZIMTA) says it is committed to fighting child labour in the country, especially in Manicaland Province. The country, yesterday, joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Child Labour Day. In a press statement, the teachers’ representative body said it has made commendable efforts in trying to curb child labour, with […]

Shangani gold miners’ association executive member, Ms Henrieta Rushwaya is set to officially take over as the new Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) president tomorrow after successfully filling her nomination papers for the post unopposed. Ms Rushwaya will be taking over from Ishmael Kaguru whose executive term of office expired in April this year. In an interview with […]

All is set for the Zimbabwe Miners Federation elections scheduled for tomorrow in Gweru. The elections’ programme released by ZMF Chief Executive Officer Mr Wellington Takavarasha indicates that voting will commence at 1100hrs after the vetting of electorate and inspection of the ballot boxes. The elections will be officiated by the Permanent Secretary of the Mines Ministry, […]

Mberengwa Assistant District Administrator Mr Chalton Murove says the district is currently in the process of rehabilitating roads, following the disbursement of funds by government under ZINARA. Speaking to YA FM news, Mr Murove said the district has accelerated road maintenance with the assistance of local authorities as well as the resident minister, so as […]

Four miners died yesterday at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof Ikamva shaft near Johannesburg. It is understood that five miners entered an abandoned shaft with poor ventilation. The workers are said to have died from heat exhaustion and one of the miners is still unaccounted for. Sibanye has been experiencing a number of deaths at its mines this […]


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