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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 […]

The ZANU PF primary elections today have continued to encounter challenges such as low turn out and the turning away of some voters whose names were not appearing on cell registers. The primary elections which were meant to be held yesterday, continued today following delays in the arrival and distribution of ballot papers. A snap […]

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced that registered voters will be able to inspect the voters roll from19th to the 29th of May 2018. The electoral body said this process is meant to allow registered voters to check if their details were correctly captured and to allow those who want to transfer their registration to […]

Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa says more funds should be channelled towards the health sector to reduce the maternal mortality rate in the country. Minister Parirenyatwa says the sector is worried with the number of pregnancy related deaths which remain high. On average, Zimbabwe records between 500 000 and 700 000 pregnancies […]


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