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  FC Platinum fans say they are optimistic of victory as the team clashes with CNAPS of Madagascar this afternoon on the second  CAF Champions League match.  FC Platinum Fans who spoke to Ya FM news said they are optimistic of better results this afternoon considering a fair performance in an away fixture of the […]

As street journalism continue gaining momentum by providing first-hand information on social media,  some people have castigated the posting of accident pictures taken on accidents scenes. Ya FM news spoke to some residents who said the misconduct has brought more harm than good as some people have been affected by this carefree behavior. Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe […]

Women in the mining  sector  have raised alarm saying they are facing various forms of exploitation such as sexual abuse in this male dominant sector. This was revealed during  commemorations of 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence yesterday  hosted by  stakeholders  including ministry of Women Affairs, Bethany Projects and Oxfam  on eliminating Gender based […]

Stakeholders’ efforts to bring sanity on murder cases in Mberengwa is failing to bear fruits as murder-related cases continue to escalate with the area reporting three cases last weekend. Maribha and Rengu villagers were left stunned after witnessed uncommon murder incidents under similar conditions. Mr. Dzingai Zhou  33 of Maribha village is under armed guard at […]

16 days of gender activism campaigns have seen women in mining from Mberengwa being accorded more contract mining opportunities at Dohwa 79 Mine as part of efforts to recognise their existence in a male dominant sector. Mberengwa Women in Mining Association Chairperson, Ms. Ropafadzai  Mangena However said women are still faced with discrimination challenges in accessing […]

Gweru City Council has attributed  water crisis which is currently facing the town to low voltage at  Gwenhoro Dam Ya FM news contacted  Gweru mayor   Josiah Makombe who had this to say. Residents and businesses in the City of Progress have gone for days without water and the situation raises concern as Gweru was […]

Junior doctors at public health institutions have embarked on yet another industrial action citing bad working conditions, low salaries and lack of basic medicines as well as equipment. In a statement United Bulawayo Hospitals Director of Clinical Services, Dr. Dzvanga recommended that United Bulawayo Hospital staff should close the Out-patient department, discharge all stable patients […]

Small-scale miner in Mberengwa has bemoaned continuous fuel crisis in Zvishavane saying it has negatively impacted on their production. Miners that spoke to our News Reporter Takudzwa Mahove said due to fuel shortages they are forced to increase operation costs. In a separate interview, Mberengwa miners association Chairperson Anderson Tsikira appealed to fuel retailers to […]

Parents have been urged to empower the girl child by giving her educational support at Primary and Secondary school level. Addressing parents at a speech and prize giving day at Wasima Secondary School in Mabasa Mornef Investments Director Rufaro Nyoni had this to say.. Zimbabwe’s Education Act (Chapter 25:04) stipulates that all children have the […]

Mining have been urged to give locals priority in terms of employment opportunities in the areas that their mines are based. Officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Arcadia Lithium Mine in Goromonzi President Emerson Mnangagwa said mining companies should improve the living conditions of the communities in which they operate. The project, which is […]


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