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Studio 7 Headlines, Friday, May 6, 2016

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Various stakeholders meet and urge President Mugabe to convene a national dialogue conference to discuss the current economic and political crisis in Zimbabwe.

Pastor Evan Mawarire takes Zimbabwe by storm as he urges local people to fight against oppression.

Barclays Bank’s advert calling people to take a stand goes viral. The advert says, “It’s time to take a stand … Stand up for what you believe in. Stop making excuses and show your true courage.”

Zimbabwe has embarked on a public outreach program in an effort to tackle high poverty levels. Latest statistics indicate that over 60 percent of the country's population is regarded as living far below the poverty datum line.

Time to Engage youth forum: Mothers’ Day is coming soon. Tell us the funniest and most embarrassing moments with your mother. Send us your voice or text message to our WhatsApp number 001 202 465 0318 or on VOA Studio 7 Facebook page.

And Zimbabwe’s biggest horse racing event the Castle Tankard rocks Borrowdale Race Course tomorrow on a weekend Castle Lager Premier Soccer League action goes a gear up.

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 and experts about Zimbabwe’s moves to introduce bond notes to ease serious cash shortages.

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