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Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Ministers of religion stage a public protest over Zimbabwe’s national pledge compelling students to recite it at school as a way of expressing their patriotism to the nation.

At least two Zimbabweans are set to be executed in Indonesia, Asia, after they were convicted of trafficking in illegal drugs.

Hundreds of Zimbabweans displaced by raging fires in Canada say the future looks bleak as some of them have lost valuable property and jobs.

Economists say they don’t support the central bank’s move to introduce bond notes in an economy that needs foreign direct investment and critical policy shifts.

And in the youth forum, Time to Engage, this evening we will be featuring Tawanda Katsaruware, a social media developer, based in Zimbabwe. He creates applications for Android and Iphone.

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 hosts Blessing Zulu and Gibbs Dube will talking with listeners and experts about a protest staged by ministers of religion in Zimbabwe expressing their concerns about the country’s national pledge being recited by school children. It is designed to ensure that children become patriotic Zimbabweans.

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