Marijuana addict jailed

A 59 year old man Zvishavane man has been fined by a local court after he was found in possession of 4 twists of marijuana. Kenneth Mpofu appeared before Magistrate Archie Wochiunga facing charges of unlawful possession of a dangerous drug as defined in section 157(1)(a) of the Codification And Reform Act. Prosecutor Stanley Ncube […]

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Farmers urged to move to cash crops

Farmers in Mberengwa have been urged to consider adopting cash crops as a way of boosting their income. Speaking on the sidelines of the Zone C Agricultural Show that took place at Bvute Village in Mberengwa on Monday, Great Zimbabwe University Professor Munashe Shoko stressed that there is need for farmers to also practice water […]

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Lundi clinic official opening set for August

Lundi Clinic is set to be officially opened next month, bringing relief to villagers who were forced to walk long distances to the nearest health centre. In earlier interviews, villagers told YA FM News that the opening of the clinic, which was built 7 years ago, is long overdue as they are forced to seek […]

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Sabi gold mine targets 25kg gold output

Sabi Gold Mine is targeting an upward gold output of 25 kilograms per month, starting from September this year. Speaking during the mine’s official opening ceremony held last Saturday, the mine’s judicial manager, Doctor Wesley Sibanda said currently they are working towards fixing underground equipment which is crucial in upscaling production levels. The gold mine […]

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N Richards employee escapes prison

An N Richards Zvishavane employee who was last year dragged to the courts facing charges of stealing over $30 000 from his employer has walked out court a free man. Happymore Shavi aged 31, appeared at the Zvishavane Magistrate Court facing 12 counts of theft as defined under section 113 (2) (d) of the criminal […]

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Community trust spurs development in Zvish

Nine rural wards under chief Masunda in Zvishavane recently benefited from funds availed by Zvishavane Community Share Ownership Trust. Chief Masunda confirmed the development saying nine wards received five thousand dollars each from the Trust which will be channelled towards developmental projects. He said some of the projects have commenced in some wards which include […]

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Mberengwa gets new DA

The Ministry of Rural Development and Preservation of National Cultural Heritage has transferred Mr White Nkoma who was the District Administrator for Mberengwa District to take up a similar post with Shamva District in Mashonaland Central. In a telephone interview with YA FM News Mr Nkoma confirmed the development. He said during his tenure as […]

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One feard dead in road accident

One person is feared dead after two vehicles collided along the Shurugwi – Mandamabwe road early this morning. Speaking to YA FM news, an eyewitness who identified himself as Abiot Moyo said the commuter omnibus made an about turn in front of an oncoming Toyota Noah leading to the collision. He said one person died […]

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Residents warned over council debt

Zvishavane Town council has urged residents who owe the local authority to approach their offices and make payment plans or risk being dragged to the courts. The local authority is owed thousands of dollars in unpaid rates by residents and this has affected service delivery. Speaking to YA FM News some of the residents supported […]

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Parents lament government’s move on ECD pupils

Parents have lamented government’s move to ban pupils who attended Early Child Development(ECD) classes from unregistered institutions from proceeding to grade one arguing that registered institutions have limited places which can not carter for every child. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Silvia Utete- Masango recently announced that pupils who […]

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