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Police in Zimbabwe have arrested several people drawn from various church denominations protesting against the current harsh social and economic environment in the country.

At the same time, opposition leaders say they are going ahead with a nationwide protest tomorrow against lack of electoral reforms in Zimbabwe ahead of the 2018 general elections. They claim that the current electoral system favors President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF party, which has been in power for more than 36 years.

The Zapu congress kicked off today with opposition leaders gracing the event in a show of solidarity amid moves by MDC formations, Zimbabwe People First led by Juice Mujuru and several others to form a formidable coalition to take on President Robert Mugabe's party in the 2018 general polls.

Nelson Chamisa of the MDC-T speaks out about his controversial appointment as one of the vice presidents of the opposition party.

And we will take a closer look at the impact of current public protests in Zimbabwe.

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 our hosts of the Women’s Round Table Marvellous Mhlanga Nyahuye and Praxedes Jeremiah will be talking with listeners about rape, which is devastating girls and women in Zimbabwe.

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Studio 7 Headlines, Thursday, August 25, 2016
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