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Studio 7 Headlines, Tuesday, August 2, 2016


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Youth said to be members of President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu PF party and those belonging to former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) have clashed in Chinhoyi, Mashonaland West province, ahead of a ZimPF rally scheduled for Saturday. The skirmishes that started at Shackelton suburb have now spread to the town’s central business district.

Politically-motivated human rights violations in Masvingo province have surged by 61%, a local rights group has claimed. In its latest regional survey, Community Tolerance, Reconciliation and Development Trust said about 321 cases of human rights violations were recorded in the first quarter of this year compared to 201 at the same period last year.

Tajamuka-Sesijikile Campaign is seeking police permission to stage a peaceful march tomorrow on the proposed introduction of bond notes in Zimbabwe.

We will give you an update on clashes between President Robert Mugabe and war veterans.

And the Mighty Warriors hope for a win against hard-hitting Germany in their first match at the Olympic Games in Brazil.

Stay tuned for these stories and more coming up on Studio 7 at 7:30 pm on 9-0-9 Medium Wave and on the 4-9-3-0, 5-9-4-0 and 1-5-4-6-0 shortwave frequencies. We also broadcast on www.channelzim.net. Please check us out on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

This evening on Livetalk our hosts of the Connection Ntungamili Nkomo and Tatenda Gumbo will be talking with listeners about the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African leaders, which is taking place in Washington DC. The fellows, including about 60 Zimbabweans, are expected to meet with President Barack Obama tomorrow.

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