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Studio 7 Headlines, Tuesday, August 16, 2016


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Pastor Evan Mawarire’s relocation to South Africa and current visit to the United States has left tongues wagging with some Zimbabweans saying he has not lived up to his slogan ‘hatichatya’ (we are no longer afraid). President Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened to crackdown on public protesters. Pastor Mawarire of #thisflag movement will feature in the Zimbabwe Service’s Livetalk program tomorrow at 2.30pm after addressing the Atlantic Council in Washington DC.

Human rights defenders express concern over moves by the family of abducted protest leader Itai Dzamara in using his children and other kids in public protests.

Some economists have questioned claims by the Zimbabwe Road Authority that is has only collected $57 million since the setting up of toll gates in the country in 2013.

And we will give you an update on the Rio Olympics Games where a Zimbabwean is taking part in field events.

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 www.channelzim.net. Please check us out on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

This evening on Livetalk our hosts Ntungamili Nkomo and Tatenda Gumbo will be talking with listeners about human rights defenders’ concern over the participation of children in public protests. Participate by sending your messages on our WhatsApp number 001 202 465 0318 or posting messages on VOA Facebook page. Please note that we are livestreaming on all Studio 7 Facebook pages.

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