Mines and mining development Minister Winston Chitando says plans are at an advanced stage to establish an additional four gold centres by year end. Minister Chitando made the remarks while addressing miners and mining suppliers at Mine Entra.

Zvishavane vendors fume over the issue of them being thrown out of town. Vendors who spoke to YAFM said selling fruits and vegetables is the only way they are making a living and the proper market place is too small to accommodate all vendors hence the recent price hiking on basic commodities is making life […]

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mangaliso Ndlovu, has also expressed disappointment over delays in operationalising the $1 billion ZISCO revival deal and pledged to take urgent steps to ensure progress. Commenting on the ZISCO Steel debate businessman Dr Shingi Mutasa said adequate attention must be given to big projects that have a downstream impact like […]

The Environmental Management Agency says over 54 000 hectares of vegetation have so far been destroyed by veld fires compared to 35 000 hectares from last year.  In an interview with YAFM Environmental Management Agency Gweru District Officer Timothy Nyoka said  most of the veld fires were caused by farmers clearing land. Mr Nyoka appealed […]

Residents in the Great dyke have bemoaned the increase in the price of bread and other wheat products over the weekend. The price of a loaf of bread rose by 10% from $1 to $1.10 Residents in Mberengwa, Zvishavane and Mashava that spoke to Ya FM said the price increase has disturbed their budgets and […]

National Peace and Reconciliation Commission, Commissioner Reverend Charles Masunungure has challenged the nation to set aside political differences and unite in solving the economic and social problems affecting the country. Rev Masunungure reminded the people that Zimbabweans are related by blood and from the same communities hence politics should not divide the nation. He also […]

The Minister of Provincial affairs in the a midlands Province Larry Mavhima has warned chrome miners with mining claims along the Zvishavane – Shurugwi highway to comply with the law or risk losing their mining certificates Speaking soon after a touring the heavily degraded road sides Midlands Minister of State Larry Mavhima said he was […]

Fidelity Printers and Refineries says it has so far received 24.74 tonnes of Gold in the first 8 months of the year. In the month of August small scale miners contributed 3.03 tonnes of the 3.92 tonnes of gold delivered to Fidelity Printers and Refineries while large scale miners chipped in with 0.89 tonnes. Commenting on […]

35 year old Ruvarashe Shava from Chimidya village under Chief Mudavanhu in Mberengwa appeared before Zvishavane Magistrate Shephard Mjanja charged with stealing 12 herd of cattle worth around $4800. It is the State case that on the period extending from March this year to June this year Shava went to Bvumbura-Perehwa grazing lands in the […]

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers says the government should come up with a lasting solution to the foreign currency shortage. CZR Marketing and stakeholder relations director, Alois Burutsa says the Reserve bank of Zimbabwe has not been availing foreign currency to retailers. He says they have been forced to hike prices, to match the parallel […]


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