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Traditional leaders say geographical communal land demarcation is becoming a source of conflict in rural areas. A cross section of headmen within the Midlands province who spoke to YAFM news say the government should intervene on the issue of land conflicts. Section 282 of the constitution stipulates that traditional leaders have authority, jurisdiction and control […]

The National Aids Council (NAC) says it is devising new strategies to reach out to artisanal miners who continue to engage in risky behaviour. NAC Monitoring and Evaluation Director Mr Amon Mpofu says they will use music shows to try and lure them to access health services. NAC has launched programmes such as Moonlight HIV […]

The National Aids Council says it will soon partner with public transport operators to distribute condoms. NAC Monitoring and Evaluation Director Amon Mpofu says they want to get into partnerships with commuter omnibus operators so they can distribute condoms to the commuting public. NAC will launch an HIV informal sector strategy after elections which will […]

The Cancer Association of Zimbabwe says 7000 new cancer cases are recorded annually in the country. The Association`s Wellness Consultant Priscilla Mangwiro says most of the new cancer cases are recorded among women. Mangwiro added that about 1800 women develop breast cancer or cervical cancer annually while about 60 percent of new cancer cases in […]

Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has urged  mining companies to take their commendable waste management initiatives to communities and towns surrounding them. Speaking on the sidelines of an event on wetlands commemoration held in Murowa Diamonds Mine on Tuesday,  EMA ‘s Midlands Provincial Education and Publicity Officer, Mr Simon Musasiwa  says the thrust of the organisation is […]

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 […]

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 […]


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