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Studio 7 Headlines, Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Zimbabweans protest outside a Harare court to show their support for pro-democracy activist, Linda Masarira, who was arrested a couple of weeks ago with several other people that are out of custody on bail following crippling protests in Zimbabwe over the deteriorating social and economic situation in the country.

President Robert Mugabe is expected to receive Ghana’s Millennium Life Achievement Award for his role in liberating Zimbabwe from colonial rule.

Over 53 families in ARDA Transau in Manicaland province, who were removed from Chiadzwa communal lands by diamond mining companies six years ago to pave way for mining operations, have forcibly occupied some houses to protest against lack of action by Marange Resources in giving them alternative accommodation.

President Robert Mugabe’s government has not yet indicated how it will fix the ailing economy despite calls by Zimbabweans for it to address serious social and economic problems bedeviling the southern African nation.

And Kirsty Coventry is set to compete in the Rio Olympics Games as Zimbabwe struggles to get medals in the 2016 event.

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This evening on Livetalk our hosts of the Women’s Round Table Marvellous Mhlanga Nyahuye and Praxedes Jeremiah will be talking with listeners about the Olympic Games. Will Zimbabwe get any medals?

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