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Zimbabweans express mixed views over the formation of an opposition coalition ahead of the 2018 general elections. Some say it won’t work without the MDC led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

Patson Dzamara, the brother of abducted political activist, Itai Dzamara, has been questioned by police over a photo he released this week showing a masked person in detention with hands tied to the back, which he claimed was sourced from Zimbabwean security agents. Dzamara claimed that the person in the picture was Itai Dzamara.

Christian Voice International, a group of various church denominations, says it is pushing parliament to take some decisive action on the national pledge introduced recently in Zimbabwean schools. The organization says most Christians are opposed to the national pledge, aimed at instilling a sense of patriotism among Zimbabweans.

In our youth segment ‘Time to Engage’, host Chioneso Jani speaks with rock musician John Jazinj.

And we will also be featuring Zimbabwean scientist Sharon Khethiwe Ngwenya, captured in a video that has gone viral, walking alongside a pride of lions 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 Gibbs Dube and Jonga Kandemiiri will be talking with listeners about a coalition formed by five Zimbabwean opposition parties ahead of the 2018 general elections.

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