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Studio 7 Headlines, Monday, August 8, 2016

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Zimbabwe commemorates Heroes Day at a time when war veterans of the 1970s recently dumped President Robert Mugabe saying he is largely to blame for the country’s current social, economic and political problems.

Former Vice President Joice Mujuru claims that President Mugabe has dumped war veterans and he is a difficult person to work with in government.

South African police and the country’s national army descend on Zimbabwean protesters trying to shut down the main border post linking the nation with Zimbabwe. Organizers of the protest say at least 6,000 people gathered at the Messina Border post early this morning and were forced to temporarily leave the place after police and the army ordered them to disperse.

Members of the public react to an order by the Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe for mobile phone companies to stop free air-time promotions as local people use social media to criticize the government.

And Kirsty Coventry has failed to reach the final of the 100 metre backstroke. We will give you an update on the 2016 Olympic Games.

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 Blessing Zulu and Gibbs Dube will be talking with listeners about the conflict between President Robert Mugabe and war veterans as Zimbabwe commemorates Heroes Day. Participate by sending your messages on our WhatsApp number 001 202 465 0318. Please note that we are livestreaming on all Studio 7 Facebook pages. Stay tuned!!!!!!

Studio 7 Headlines, Monday, August 8, 2016
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