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The Shurugwi Town Council says it will soon start work to mark parking bays in the Central Business District, as it seeks to start collecting parking fees from motorists. Shurugwi Town Council Chairperson Walter Gwinji told the media that this has been necessitated by the town’s need to beef up its revenue base to provide better […]

Residents in Zvishavane  say they fear that the economic situation will only get worse with the recent increase in the price of petrol and diesel. Residents that spoke to Ya FM news reporter Takudzwa Mahove said they fear that they may start walking to work and they may also not afford basic commodities in the […]

Government  Veterinary officer for  Mberengwa and Zvishavane Doctor  Claudius Maguranyanga   said foot and mouth disease has to be prevented  in all costs as it impacts negatively on the country’s economy through shutting  down trade opportunities with other countries. In a telephone interview with our news reporter Prince Purazeni , Doctor Maguranyanga stated that  they always […]

Women and Youths in mining say as vulnerable groups in the industry, they continue fearing for their lives during operations as suspected criminals who are supposed to be in the hands of the low continue walking free and  terrorizing their mines.. Chairperson for Zvishavane Women in mining Mrs Shuvai Maphosa  urged law enforcement agents to […]

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has advised members of the public to disregard social media messages on the pricing of fuel in United State dollars saying they are malicious statements aimed at causing anarchy and pessimism in the sector as they emanate from neither the organization nor the ministry of energy and power development. A […]

Chief Mazvihwa has raised concern over the prolonged time taken by authorities to retrieve the decaying body of illegal miner, Phineas Moyo who gained access to a shaft at Sabi gold mine and got trapped and died with his body still unretrieved since the 24th of December last month. . Moyo’s family and community members […]

The government has ordered a temporarily shut down of mining operations at Wanderer Mine in Shurugwi for safety reasons, after part of the mine collapsed recently. Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister Larry Mavhima told the media that safety measures should be put in place first before operations resume. When asked about the current situation he had […]

Gweru-Mkoba constituency Member of Parliament Amos Chibaya this week donated Stationery for every pupil at his former school Mabika primary in Chivi north constituency. Speaking to YA FM news Chibaya said he realized many parents in the rural communities are struggling to fund their children’s education thus he has decided to chip in with stationery. […]

People living with HIV say they want to engage president Mnangagwa over the shortage of foreign currency to purchase ARVs. Some people who are infected with the scourge stressed that the president should intervene citing that National Aids Council is not getting enough foreign currency for their medication, a situation which is posing a health threat to […]

The Zimbabwe teachers Association ZIMTA  has justified action by some teachers who absconded duty saying teachers are not incapacitated to carry their duties hence the development is not industrial action. In a telephone interview with our news reporter Takudzwa Mahove,  ZIMTA Secretary-General Mr Tapson Nganunu said teachers have been left with no option but to […]


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