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Nil residents in Zvishavane have called on the responsible authorities to help them out with social services in their area. In an interview with YA FM News residents outlined the services that they need. Many locations in Zvishavane rely on Mandava for several basic services and needs. Several cases have been reported of robbery and […]

Junior doctors say they will meet today to plan for a demonstration on January 4th after the bipartite negotiating meeting between junior doctors and the government failed to yield results and took a turn for the worst. Zimbabwe  Hospital Doctors Association secretary general Dr. Mthabisi Bhebhe confirmed the development to YAFM news reporter Nozipho Majola adding […]

A number of illegal gold panners are feared dead after the collapse of a mine shaft at Wanderer Mine in Shurugwi. Police are yet to ascertain the exact number of miners that could have been trapped underground when the unfortunate incident occurred. In a telephone interview Midlands Provincial Mining Director Nelson Munyanduri told Ya FM […]

The Agricultural Rural Development Authority, ARDA says the Matebeleland Zambezi Water Project is long overdue and the government should make sure the project comes to life. ARDA board chairperson Mr. Basil Nyabadza told the media that the project should be done under a public-private-partnership model, to ensure success. Mr. Nyabadza says the project can give […]

Football analysts say FC Platinum is capable of upsetting their opponents in Group B of the CAF Champions League but should expect tougher matches at this stage. Sports analyst Clemence Taruwona told the media that the Zvishavane side needs to focus on each fixture as it comes. Taruwona advised the Zimbabwean Champions to capitalize on home advantage […]

George Chipadza Secondary School  in Zvishavane yesterday  received a belated Christmas Present after  receiving 100 indigenous trees from a local business,  Lions club working jointly with Zvishavane town council. 43  of the donated trees were planted yesterday during  a tree planting vent held at the school. Speaking to YA FM news  reporter Prince Purazeni on […]

An outcry over delayed rains has been made by villagers  in Mberengwa saying they  fear loosing their livestock as most grazing lands  has run out of pasture with most water bodies within the area also running dry . Concerned villagers told YA FM news that some farmers have already lost  a number of their livestock due […]

Senior doctors say junior doctors must urgently  get back to work citing that  the situation is dire in public hospitals.  Zimbabwe Medical Association Secretary General Sacrifice Chirisa says the move to suspend junior doctors will create a serious crisis in the health sector. Government says it will review the curriculum for the medical school in […]

Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Midlands Provincial Acting spokesperson  Ethel Mukwende says upsurge of human error related accidents is worrisome and urged motorists to cautiously observe road traffic regulations. In a telephone interview with our news reporter Deliwe Mhaka,  Mukwende said the increase in reckless driving has caused most of the accidents with some claiming people’s lives. This […]

Eight suspected armed robbers who are facing charges of armed robbery, after invading and grabbing a number of assets from a local business,    Carmlark investment belonging to a Chinese Nationality were denied bail and will reappear in court on the 11th of January 2019 before magistrate Shepard Munjanja.  it is in court’s case that […]


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