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YA FM will next Friday host the much talked about theatre production, Operation Restore Regasi,at the YA FM Radio Park. The documentary play that comically traces former President Robert Mugabe’s last moments in power has already been staged in Masvingo and Harare. In the play, Mike Banda plays Mugabe, with veteran actress Carol Mpofu as his wife, […]

Zimbabwe Diamonds and Allied Mineral  Workers Union (ZDAMWU) General Secretary , Mr Justice Chinhema has challenged National Social Security Authority (NSSA) to make sure that  foreign  mining companies operating in the country are registered with the organisation for the benefit of employees. His concern comes amid an incident where an employee for a Chinese investor  […]

The European Union has disbursed a $25 Million dollar fund to promote the country’s health sector. European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica says the block will continue to help Zimbabwe in the health sector. Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa says they will continue to lobby the treasury […]

Engineering Iron and Steel Association of Zimbabwe (EISAZ) says companies in the sector are exporting into the region despite the challenges the local economy is facing. The association`s president Austin Tigere says the government should continue incentivising local exporters for them to compete in the reg In his monetary policy statement central bank governor Dr […]

The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Settlement has encouraged communal farmers to shift to commercial farming to ensure food security Speaking at the National SeedCo Field Day , Minister of Agriculture Perrence Shiri said communal farming sector is now a major contributor for cotton and maize thereby ensuring food security for the country. He […]

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pardoned 3000 prisoners, in an effort to decongest the country’s prisons which are currently exceeding their carrying capacity. The amnesty covers all female prisoners except those serving life imprisonment and on death row, and juveniles below 18 years of age Amongst those also pardoned include inmates living with a disability, terminally […]

Tertiary institutions have complied with government’s directive to reduce tuition fees for students on industrial attachment by 40 percent. Government last week ordered tertiary institutions to slash attachment fees by 40%, considering the current socio-economic situation in the country. Institutions such as National University of Science and Technology, Lupane State University and Midlands State University […]

DOCTORS at public hospitals across the country have gone on strike and vowed that they will not report for duty unless their on-call allowances and other working conditions are improved. Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctor Association (ZHDA) spokesperson Mxolisi Ngwenya has said the main cause for the strike is the shortage of drugs and sufficient equipment in hospitals. […]

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has given mining firms a six month period for them to clear their bills or risk being cut off from the power grid. Mining companies are some of the biggest consumers of electricity in the country and are part of consumers who owe the power utility over […]

Eighteen major dams in the country are now at full capacity due the wet spell that has been experienced throughout the country in the last few weeks. Zimbabwe National Water Authority, spokesperson Majorie Munyonga told YAFM news that the national water dam average has risen to 81.7 per cent. According to Zimbabwe National Water Authority, Manyame […]


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