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The situation is calm but tense in Harare following skirmishes between some local residents and police over a large number of police road blocks, which they claim are draining their daily takings. And some Zimbabweans are planning to stage more protests starting tomorrow to express their displeasure over the current social and economic environment in the country.

Former Vice President Joice Mujuru, who is the leader of the opposition Zimbabwe People First, is set to address journalists about the current social, economic and political situation in the southern African nation.

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has been booed by Zimbabweans living in Britain during his trip to seek funds to reboot the country’s ailing economy. Will London give Zimbabwe any funds to revamp the economy?

And the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe says the tourism industry is on a downward trend, registering a five percent drop in bookings between last year and March this year. The association has attributed the slump in business to the present harsh economic situation in the country fueled by excessive police road blocks and cash shortages.

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Studio 7 Headlines, Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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