OXFAM rehabilitates boreholes in mberengwa

Mberengwa Ward 13 villagers under chief Chizungu have applauded OXFAM for rehabilitating boreholes in the area which were destroyed during the cyclone induced floods early this year. Speaking to Ya FM news, some of the villagers said they were now fetching water from unprotected water sources, a situation that was putting their health at risk. […]

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Great Zimbabwe University lecturer elected new Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) chairperson

Great Zimbabwe University lecturer Mr Golden Maunganidze has been elected as the new Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe chairperson. Maunganidze, a media lecturer and publisher of the TellZim Newspaper was elected at the organisation`s annual general meeting held in Harare yesterday. Speaking to YA FM News, Maunganidze said they take over at a […]

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OXFAM trains Mberengwa villagers on disaster management

Oxfam Zimbabwe Programme Development and Funding Manager Mr Edwin Phiri has encouraged communities in Mberengwa must make use of the disaster management training they are receiving to prepare for future disasters. Speaking in Mberengwa during on tour of some of the development projects supported by the organisation, Mr Phiri said the villagers must put the […]

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ZIMASCO ordered to cover open mine pits

Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) says government has ordered Ferrochrome mining giant Zimasco to cover the open pits it surrendered as part of chrome claims ceded to government. The giant ferrochrome producer last year ceded over 80% of its exhausted chrome claims to the government. However, villagers in areas where the miner was operating said the […]

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Dhamiso ropes in Mhere in new single

Great Dyke popular gospel musician Richman Dhamiso has roped in gospel artist Mathias Mhere on his latest single titled Ngatinzverei Mweya. Speaking to YaFm news, Dhamiso said he was grateful for the opportunity to work with the highly acclaimed artist as this will not only promote his brand but uplift the standard of gospel music […]

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Preparations for farming season get underway

Government has been challenged to improve its distribution of the command farming inputs for this coming farming season. Farmers who are beneficiaries of command agriculture in the Midlands Province told YAFM news that some failed to reach their target last season due to the late deliveries of inputs by the government. Gweru district’s ward 15 […]

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Biometric Voter Registration off to a slow start

The Biometric Voter Registration exercise has started in Zvishavane though there has been a low turnout in the past two days. In a snap survey carried out by YA FM news, some of the residents said that there are not aware where the registration centers are located and there was need to decentralize the registration […]

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Masvingo agric shows preps on

Preparations for this year`s edition of the Masvingo Agricultural Show have gained traction with most companies and farmers expressing interest. This comes at a time when there is a concern from the National Association of Agricultural Show Societies that there is a general decline of the number of exhibitors taking up stands at agricultural shows […]

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Veld fires continue to ravage the country

Local residents have been urged to avoid starting unnecessary fires which have the potential to damage the environment. This follows a fire outbreak in Zvishavane along Ireland Road which had to be put out by members of the Zvishavane Fire Bridage. Speaking to Ya fm news, Firebrigade member Benedict Mandishona said the fire was started […]

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