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Studio 7 Headlines, Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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Zimbabweans today joined the world in commemorating International Women’s Day. Representatives of various nations, civil society activists and state officials took a five kilometer walk in Harare in an effort to highlight the importance of gender parity.

A recent research shows that Zimbabwe has not been adequately responding to urban-to-rural migration resulting in the continued marginalization of women regarding access to housing and other services.

Zanu PF national Youth League secretary, Pupurai Togarepi, has scoffed at his alleged dismissal from the ruling party saying the move is null and void.

The family of Occupy Africa Unity Square leader Itai Dzamara says commemorations to mark one year after Itai’s abduction by unknown assailants will go ahead regardless of whatever determination will be made by the High Court. Police have blocked the march set for this Thursday saying it will infringe on other people’s rights.

Typhoid threatens Harare residents as three more people are infected by the disease, bringing the number of infected locals to almost 31 cases in Zimbabwe’s capital city.

And Zimbabwe’s Chevrons beat Hong Kong in the Twenty20 ICC World tournament.

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