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More than one million people have been circumcised through voluntary medical male circumcision in the country. The Director of HIV and TB programme in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr. Owen Mugurungi says the trajectory of circumcision is very pleasing as some districts have already surpassed their targets. According to World Health Organisation […]

Government reaffirms its commitment that those doctors who participated in the industrial action will not receive their salaries. Minister of Health and Child Care Dr. Obadiah Moyo said the striking doctors should have to negotiate with the government whilst at work Striking doctors, who were ordered by the Labor Court on Saturday to end a […]

The National Blood Services Zimbabwe, NBSZ says medical institutions should balance up blood groups when making orders from the blood bank to ensure effective use of blood groups. NBSZ Midlands Information and Recruitment Officer Aggrey Ngazana told the media that blood groups that are in shortage should be used where critical. He also advised health institutions […]

Small-scale miners in Zvishavane and Mberengwa have applauded the strides government has taken in promoting mining operations in the Great Dyke in 2018. In a telephone interview with Ya FM News, Mberengwa Miners Association Chairman Anderson Tsikira said, miners have been impressed with the support they have received from the government in 2018. He added […]

The Zvishavane Fire and Rescue Department has assured the public that it will be business as usual during the Christmas and New Year holidays and their rescue teams will be on high alert for incidents. Speaking to YA FM news reporter Deliwe Mhaka, Chief Fire Officer, Rerai Muchara urged the public to report any accidents […]

The government of Zimbabwe has been urged to put in place legislation to ensure all levels of government buy products locally to promote the local industry. In his speech at the 7th Annual Buy Zimbabwe Awards in Harare last night Proudly South African Chief Executive Officer Eustace Mashimbye had this to say. He also said it […]

Fc Platinum will seek to grind a positive result away from home soil when they face As Otoh of Congo Brazzaville at stade ominisport Marion this Sunday. Fc platinum media liaison officer Chido Chizondo confirmed that the team will depart early so that it can get time to adjust to the climatic conditions. Mapeza’s men […]

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers, CZR says the suspension of Statutory Instrument 122 has not put any pressure on local manufacturers, as feared by some when it was lifted. In an interview with the media CZR president Denford Mutashu had this to say: Mr. Mutashu also said the retail sector remains optimistic of growth despite […]

Motorists in the Great Dyke have been urged to exercise caution on the roads this festive season in the wake of numerous accidents that have claimed more than 100 lives in a short space of time. Speaking to Ya FM News in Zvishavane last week Mimosa Mining Company Managing Director Mr. Fungai Makoni called on […]

An employee at Bikita Minerals lost his life on Wednesday night after being trapped in a conveyor belt that he was trying to adjust. A security guard who witnessed the incident and confirmed the deceased as  Kudzai Manjonjo said he was trapped in the conveyor belt and sustained severe head injuries that led to his […]


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