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 The call for Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora  to retrace their footsteps and invest back home seems to be bearing fruits as one chrome miner who has cut his 20 year spell  in the United Kingdom is currently earning huge through chrome mining. . Ishmael Sibanda who has created employment for local communities through his […]

Motorists in Zvishavane have challenged the local authority to rehabilitate roads in the central business unit   that were destroyed by the el -nino induced rains  last in 2017. Motorists who  spoke to Ya FM News  gave reference to the strip road along Ireland saying its dilapidated  state is a ticking time bomb for accidents. […]

Zimbabwe National Water Authority,(ZINWA) has encouraged citizens to use water sparingly to save available water following continuous  dwindling water levels in most water  bodies. In a telephone interview with YA FM news reporter, Prince Purazeni, ZINWA corporate communications officer Tsungirirai Shoriwa urged  citizens to take every advantage  of  showers to harvest water. He also advised […]

Senior citizens over the age of 70 in  the high density suburbs of Zvishavane are pleading with government for financial assistance from government and well wishers as they are incapacitated to  fend for themselves as well as their dependents. Speaking to Ya FM news, the senior citizens said hunger and inability to pay for accommodation […]

Villagers in Shangani say they want more schools to be constructed in the area, to cater for the growing number of children. In an interview villagers said the available schools are far apart which is a challenge to learners who are forced to  walk long distances to nearest schools     The construction of new […]

Commuting public says  government’s move issue out  buses to allow  affordable transport  is a welcome alternative  as unruly transport operators had begun to take advantage of the prevailing situation to exploit commuters.  This follows announcement by government on its commitment  in introducing Zupco buses to ferry passengers at  affordable prices. Some commuters who spoke to […]

Residents in Zvishavane have called on the local authority to address the issue of the unavailability of water as a matter of urgency. Speaking to YaFm, residents said that they have to walk long distances to access water and they were concerned that this will affect the hygienic lifestyle that depends very much on water. […]

Chief Justice Luke Malaba has warned members of the public  against disrespecting court rulings. Chief Justice Malaba said people should follow laid down procedures if they have grievances with a court judgment. Chief Justice Malaba said Corruption is unpleasant provision of injustice in the country. Chief Justice Malaba was speaking during the official opening of […]

Economic analysts say high fuel prices recently  announced by the government might appear dreadful to many but  have a positive  long term economic factor. Economic analyst Trust Chikohora who is also the  Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce president said  high prices will stabilise commodity  demand hence improving scarcity  a situation which is healthy for productivity […]

 Trade Unions representing miners say although they are working together with Zimbabwe  Congress of Trade Union ( ZCTU) in anticipating for payment of employees in United States Currency, they stand against the union’s  move in staging violent protest engaging political activists.  ZImbabwe Diamond and Allied  Minerals Workers Union  Secretary General , Mr Justice Chinhema said […]


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