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APEX Council Chairperson Mrs. Cecilia Alexander says the various sectors of the Apex council are divided on the decision to go on industrial action as the deadline the council gave the government to improve working conditions have expired. In a telephone interview with YAFM, Mrs. Alexander said the Apex Council is divided and only the […]

Vendors in Zvishavane Central Business District are calling on Zvishavane Town Council to speed up the construction of proper legal marketplaces which they promised in 2018. Speaking to YaFM news vendors said they continue to be chased when they sell in undesignated places but the council has not put up enough structures for them to […]

Members of the judiciary have bemoaned the ever-increasing number of crimes of passion and murders over minor issues in the Midlands province. Speaking at the official opening of the 2019 legal year in Gweru recently Bulawayo High Court Judge Justice Thompson Mabhikwa says the Gweru high court has 17 murder cases set for trial in […]

The Meteorological Services Department has assured residents that the Zimbabwe will not be seriously affected by the heat wave that is currently ravaging other southern African countries. Speaking to YaFm news, Meteorological Services Department Officer, Mr Haanyadzisi Batisayi confirmed that temperatures will rise in the country but not at the rate in which it was […]

Zimbabwe Republic Police say they have launched a manhunt for 15 suspected army and police impostors who have launched a reign of terror in the mining town of  Chegutu and surrounding areas. According to information from the ZRP in Chegutu, the gang was recently involved in a spate of robberies getting away with two cars, […]

Zvishavane town council  says water crisis facing most parts of the town are as a result of their efforts to fix the pump stationed at Runde so that it supplies water to some local residential areas. Local authority’s chairperson Khulekani Ndlovu said they will be working jointly  with  MIMOSA Mining Company  and Shabanie Mine has […]

Villagers in Masase say they suspect a number of cholera cases in the area. In an interview with Ya FM’s Blessing Ndlovu villagers said they suspect that poor sewer reticulation may be the main cause of the suspected reports The Member of Parliament for Mberengwa West Constituency Joram Gumbo however said one case of suspected […]

Local farmers have been encouraged to do early scouting in their fields to reduce the damage of crop by the fallarmy worm. In an interview Independent, Technical Resource Person focusing on Pest Management Prosper Chinyakata cited that many crops in the Midlands are affected by fallarmy worm, resulting in poor yields. The Fall armyworm is […]

The Permanent secretary in the ministry of information and publicity Nick Mangwana says government has managed to arrest and bring before the courts corruption kingpins in government and private sector. Mangwana however said the government is worried by low number of convictions and are carefully studying all cases lost with the aim of ensuring more […]

An unidentified boy aged between eight and ten years  is feared dead after drowning at Rednight dam in Maglas area in Zvishavane yesterday. Our news reporter  Wilbrot Mazhandu who attended the scene of the incident spoke to  some residents who  witnessed the removal of the body from the dam said t the boy who was swimming in […]


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