Studio 7 for Zimbabwe provides comprehensive and reliable radio news seven days a week on AM, shortwave and satellite
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 7:00-8:00 p.m., on Intelsat 10 repeats M-F 9-11 p.m.
Local Time: 7-9 p.m.
UTC Time: 1700-1900
Duration: Weekdays: 2 hours; Weekends: 1 hour
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21:47 - 21:52 Friday 24 May
Some complained names had been imposed onto the list in a deliberate attempt to favour some candidates while other names were allegedly omitted. Barbara Mukahanana said she was disappointed by the goings-on in her party. She blamed factions in the party for Friday’s chaos at the verification process
17:30 - 17:59 Friday 24 May
An innovative news program in which listeners set the agenda [30 minutes]
15:59 - 15:59 Friday 24 May
19:43 - 19:48 Thursday 23 May
Parliament today heard the empowerment drive is failing to attract the country’s youth with very few applying for funds under the $10 million CABS youth fund known as Kurera or Ukondla. Brian Mpofu, head of the fund, told Senate’s indigenisation and empowerment thematic committee there was a general low uptake of the fund throughout the country.
17:30 - 17:59 Thursday 23 May
14:23 - 14:24 Thursday 23 May
Parliament hears that the low uptake of the Cabs Youth Fund under the indigenous program continues. Last Year Cabs gave youth $2.7 million dollars from the $10 million.
20:47 - 20:53 Wednesday 22 May
President Mugabe smiled and shook hands with fellow unity government principals, including long-time rival, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, after signing copies of the document in Harare. The document has since been gazetted and is now Zimbabwe’s supreme law. The new constitution was a condition of the 2008 power-sharing agreement that saw Mr. Tsvangirai becoming prime minister after disputed and bloody elections.
17:30 - 17:59 Wednesday 22 May
14:11 - 14:12 Wednesday 22 May
Zimbabwe finally has a new constitution. President Robert Mugabe signed the Constitutional Amendment Number 20 Bill into law today. The document will become the country’s supreme law once gazetted
19:42 - 19:47 Tuesday 21 May
Solomon Zwana, chairperson of the Zimbabwe Election Support Network, told a news conference in Harare Tuesday that in light of the just-ended program’s failure, a fresh and transparent exercise should be conducted.
17:30 - 17:59 Tuesday 21 May
14:11 - 14:12 Tuesday 21 May
14:09 - 14:10 Tuesday 21 May
19:31 - 19:36 Monday 20 May
CMED, the car pool parastatal, is owed millions of dollars by the electoral body and other government agencies. CMED head tells Parliament that elections may be impacted if debts not paid.
17:30 - 17:59 Monday 20 May
13:56 - 13:57 Monday 20 May
17:20 - 17:39 Sunday 19 May
An innovative news program in which listeners set the agenda [20 minutes]
17:20 - 17:39 Saturday 18 May
22:47 - 22:53 Friday 17 May
The MDC leader, who formed a power-sharing government with President Robert Mugabe in 2009 following disputed polls a year earlier, says he’s confident of victory and that he will form the next government. He told delegates after victory will be the tough task of re-building the country and dealing graft and related problems
17:30 - 17:59 Friday 17 May
Studio 7 has been providing Zimbabwe with objective, reliable and balanced radio news broadcasts since 2003 and has become a highly valued alternative point of reference on the airwaves for many thousands of Zimbabweans.
Studio 7 covers politics, civil society, the economy, health, sports, music, the arts and other aspects of life in Zimbabwe.
Studio 7 in Shona, English and Ndebele can be heard each Monday through Friday evening in Zimbabwe and elsewhere in the Southern African region from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. followed by LiveTalk with hosts Blessing Zulu and Gibbs Dube from 8:30 to 9 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday Studio 7 news runs for an hour from 7 to 8 p.m.
Studio 7 broadcasts at 909 on the AM or medium wave band, and on shortwave on the 4930, 7210 and 12120 kiloHertz frequencies. Listeners in the Harare region in particular may experience jamming on 909 AM.
Studio 7 can also be received on free-to-air satellite devices during our normal time slot of 7 to 9p.m. and as a repeat of the Shona, English and Ndebele news programs plus LiveTalk from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Tune to Studio 7 on Intelsat 10, Virtual Channel (VC) 23. The channel is called VOA Southern Africa and carries other VOA language broadcasts including English, Portuguese and French.
The downlink frequ3ency is 12.602 mHz and the symbol rate is 26.6. Downlink polarization is V or vertical. FEC or forward error correction is 1/2.