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Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Police fire water cannons and teargas in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, to disperse an anti-government protest stated by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai. Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s shop has been looted.

Anti-riot police have been deployed in Masvingo town in anticipation of a public demonstration to be staged by opposition parties demanding widespread electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 general elections.

Zapu led by interim president Dumiso Dabengwa is expected to hold its first congress, a few years after the party left Zanu PF protesting against the marginalization of members of the party, which went into a unity accord with President Robert Mugabe’s party in 1987 following years of hostilities between the two former liberation movements.

And this evening we will be featuring a Zimbabwean living in USA who is growing some crops normally found in the southern African country.

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 Please check us out on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

This evening on Livetalk our hosts Jonga Kandemiiri and Chris Gande will be talking with listeners about continuing protests in Zimbabwe amid allegations of police brutality. What are your views on this issue?

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