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Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, November 25, 2015


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The National Constitutional Assembly party expresses concern over the state-controlled ZBC’s coverage of First Lady Grace Mugabe’s nationwide rallies saying the media organization normally demands payment for such coverage for their meetings. They are demanding to see invoices and receipts for Mrs. Mugabe’s coverage.

Zimbabweans commend the South African government for extending the deadline to January for those seeking permits under a special program. Thousands of Zimbabweans are still waiting for the processing of their permits.

Parliament of Zimbabwe was told today that 94 percent of deaf and dumb children are not attending school due to critical shortages of staff in the country.

Most rural girls are forced into early marriages at a very tender age and some face many daily problems among them lack of sanitary pads. We will give you more details as Zimbabwe starts commemorating 16 days of activism against gender violence.

Zimbabweans eagerly await the 2016 national budget at a time the country is struggling to raise adequate revenue to cater for capital and recurrent expenditure.

Reports say thousands of undocumented Nigerians in Britain have been sent home, raising fears among Zimbabweans in similar circumstances that they may also face deportation.

And Zimbabweans living in New Zealand operating under the auspices of Zimbabwe Rural Schools Library Trust are mobilizing reading material for disadvantaged schools back home.

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. Please check us out on Facebook. We are also on WhatsApp and Twitter. Today on Livetalk our hosts will lead discussions on First Lady Grace Mugabe’s media coverage by the media in Zimbabwe, especially state-controlled entities, as some opposition parties say she is getting more coverage than them. Stay tuned!!!!!!

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