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Studio 7 Headlines, Friday, August 19, 2016

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Some Ghanaians suspect that President Robert Mugabe cancelled his four-day visit to the country because of ill-health and social, economic and political problems back home.

Members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise stage a peaceful demonstration in Harare urging the government to meet its pledge of introducing free education at primary school level.

Protesting rural teachers are arrested in Mashonaland province and charged under the dreaded Public Order and Security Act for staging a 200 march to Harare.

Some people with disabilities are working hard in a way which is dispelling the myth that disability is inability. Safari Njema profiles two people with disabilities who have gone on to inspire their communities through self-reliant initiatives.

And there is still a medal hope for Zimbabwe at the Olympic Games. Marathon runners Wirimai Juwao, Cuthbert Nyasango, and Partson Ndlovu still carry Zimbabwe’s hopes for a medal when they take to the road in the 42 kilometre race this weekend.

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 Blessing Zulu and Gibbs Dube will be talking with listeners about alleged police brutality as state security agents have been dispersing peaceful marches using a lot of force. What do you think about this issue? Participate by sending your messages on our WhatsApp number 001 202 465 0318. The number again 001 202 465 0318. Please note that we are livestreaming on all Studio 7 Facebook pages. Stay tuned!!!!!!