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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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
An innovative news program in which listeners set the agenda [30 minutes]
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
14:20 - 14:21 Friday 17 May
19:13 - 19:20 Thursday 16 May
Officiating at the launch of the country’s food and nutrition security plan in Harare, President Mugabe urged international development partners to support Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector to improve productivity and promote self-reliance.
17:30 - 17:59 Thursday 16 May
14:18 - 14:19 Thursday 16 May
20:48 - 20:54 Wednesday 15 May
Speaker of parliament, Lovemore Moyo, announced that no lawmaker had opposed the passage of the Bill and all the 148 present voted in its favour. The Bill will now be sent to President Mugabe, who is expected to sign it into law as early as Friday, clearing the path for general elections which he insists should be held by June 29 when parliament’s five-year term draws to an end.
17:30 - 17:59 Wednesday 15 May
19:09 - 19:14 Tuesday 14 May
The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Number 20 Bill now goes back to the lower house so lawmakers can address issues raised by the Senate before President Robert Mugabe can sign the draft charter into the country's supreme law. All senators present voted in favour of the draft, which was put before them by Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga.
17:30 - 17:30 Tuesday 14 May
14:14 - 14:15 Tuesday 14 May
A showdown is looming between President Robert Mugabe and SADC as the president moves to proclaim a date for Zimbabwe's next elections.
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.