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Studio 7 Headlines, Thursday, March 24, 2016

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A Zimbabwean human rights activist says there is need for the rehabilitation and compensation of victims of political violence and other abuses.

Millions of people are commemorating World TB Day today. Algerian-based, Zimbabwean junior doctor, Chipo Chatukuta, says less is known about the deadly nature of TB than HIV/AIDS.

Some former white commercial farmers, who lost their land under Zimbabwe's controversial agrarian reforms introduced in 2000, have welcomed moves by the government to compensate them for farms, which were seized by the state. However, several displaced farmers remain skeptical about the government's sincerity over the issue.

We will give you an update on the row between former Education Minister David Coltart and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Five Brigade atrocities committed in the 1980s, which left at least 20,000 innocent civilians dead.

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