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Sixteen beauties will battle it out on the ramp tonight to be crowned Miss Tourism Midlands. The pageant will be held at the Cathedral Hall in Gweru tonight. Miss Tourism Midlands co-ordinator Mavis Koslek said all was ready for the event. The participants are from Zvishavane, Gweru, Gokwe, Redcliff and Kwekwe. The pageant, which is a precursor to […]

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Zvishavane District Chairperson Mr Manson Mugiya says the rate of unfair labour practice continues to increase in the country. Speaking at the Zvishavane District workers ‘ day celebrations yesterday at Chiedza Hall Mr Mugiya said this is a result of workers who are ignorant of their rights. He encouraged all […]

Minister of Transport and Mberengwa West legislator Jorum Gumbo has been given a fresh mandate to represent Zanu PF in the upcoming harmonised elections. Honourable Gumbo polled 3968 votes while his rival Adam Ncube only garnered 1031 Mberengwa North legislator Tafanana Zhou also won the ticket to represent the party. Zhou who faced a stiff […]

Preliminary results of the Zanu PF primary elections continue to trickle in countrywide with indications that some seating candidates are likely to fall by the wayside. The voting process which was held over two days was marred by logistical challenges. In the Zvishavane-Ngezi constituency some of the confirmed winners were ward 6 councillor Jose Ferreira, […]

Chief Makonese of Chivi says climate change has affected farming activities in the area. Speaking to YA FM news, Chief Makonese said this year’s harvest was disturbed by the delays in rains and only a few farmers in the area produced better yields. He also urged farmers to venture more into gardening and irrigation so […]

The ZANU PF politburo has given incumbent Zvishavane- Runde legislator, Hon Fred Moyo the green light to contest in the primary elections set for Sunday this week. Hon Moyo’s campaign manager Mr Tafirenyika Zizhou told YAFM news that they were happy to be carrying out campaigns and they have hope that the sitting MP will retain his […]

Patients at government hospitals have welcomed government`s decision to rehire nurses who had been previously fired after defying government`s call for them to abandon their strike. Patients at Zvishavane District Hospital who spoke to Y A FM news said they feared for their lives after the mass dismissal of nurses. Some of the nurses who […]

Chief Makonese of Chivi has appealed to the government to construct reservoirs in the area, and channel water from Tokwe Mukosi dam for irrigation activities. Speaking to YA FM news, Chief Makonese said the area receives minimum rainfall hence the need to prioritise irrigation. He added that this will ensure food security and economic empowerment […]

Pote Holdings has embarked on a program aimed at supporting excelling local farmers, as a way of empowering the surrounding communities. Chivi farmers have already benefited from this program, as they received farming equipment at a field day held in Takavarasha last week. Speaking to YA FM news, Pote Holdings General Manager Mr Tamson Mthombeni […]

Author and Director  for Masvingo theatre and Arts club,  Charles Munganasa says the play, Operation Restore Regasi, is an attempt to unravel the last moments of former President Robert Mugabe`s rule. In an interview with YAFM news, Munganasa who also plays General Constantino Chiwenga said it is important to document key developments in the country for […]


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