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Studio 7 Headlines, Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Zimbabwean police have running battles with youth calling themselves Tajamuka/Sesijikile demanding the immediate resignation of President Robert Mugabe, abandonment of plans to introduce bond notes, government to account for $15 billion in diamond proceeds which disappeared in Manicaland province and immediate release of abducted political activist Itai Dzamara, among many other issues.

Two political parties urge the International Monetary Fund to stop helping President Robert Mugabe’s government saying they are likely to prescribe wrong economic measures for a nation that is already on its knees. The parties want wide consultations with all stakeholders before the IMF releases any lines of credit to Zimbabwe.

The U.S ambassador Harry Thomas Jnr. says despite targeted sanctions, Zimbabwe and America enjoy good trade relations with Zimbabwe actually enjoying a trade surplus last year.

And we will give you a detailed analysis of the current debate on the Local Government Laws Amendment Bill seeking to give the minister of local government power to fire councilors and mayors.

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