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Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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A Zimbabwean-born Indianapolis school principal, Norris Ncube, dies in a horrific car accident here in the United States. A close relative who was with him in the car also died while his children have been admitted to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Bulawayo residents urge the government to establish provincial metropolitan councils as provided for in the new constitution. They were speaking at the on-going 2016 national budget consultations.

A new Mass Public Opinion Institute Survey carried out in the country’s 10 provinces shows most adult Zimbabweans saying they trust President Robert Mugabe are prepared to vote for him if fresh elections are called. But they do cite in the survey lack of freedom of expression and the country’s economic worsening economic woes as issues that trouble them.

We look at the implications of the indigenization policy changes being proposed by the new indigenization minister Patrick Zhuwao.

And in the Diaspora forum Chris Gande speaks with former DJ Chaka Ngwenya who’s now running the Salvation Army in New York.

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. Please check us out on Facebook. We are also on WhatsApp and Twitter. Today on Livetalk our hosts will be talking with listeners and experts about the country’s indigenization policy. Stay tuned!!!!!!