Zimbabwe

Music Heard on Air for June 9, 2011

START TIME: 6:41 YEMEN 1 INTERVIEW YEMEN 2 INTERVIEW TUKEY REPORT MUSIC: SONG: Muudo Hormo ARTIST: Baaba Maal CD TITLE: Djam Leelii: The Adventurers CD LABEL: Palm Pictures END TIME: 19:44 MUSIC: SONG: Clownie ARTIST: Generation Bass CD TITLE: Transnational Dubstep CD LABEL: Six Degrees CD #: 657036117228 START TIME: 21:00 RUSSIA REPORT ARTIST INTERVIEW [...]

Politics

Freshlyground

In the Global Hit, Marco Werman tells us about news that pop band Freshlyground has had their work visas for neighboring Zimbabwe revoked. a song and video skewering President Robert Mugabe's 30 years in power, seems to have angered officials.

Politics

Where diamonds come from

The World's Marco Werman speaks with Iam Smille, who heads the Diamond Development Initiative. And today, delegates from 70 countries met in Israel to focus on one country in particular?Zimbabwe.

Global Scan

Turkish protesters have a new target — their president's social media followers

Turkey's been embroiled in protests in recent months, with the country moving from crisis to crisis. The current crisis — over Internet freedom — has protesters targeting their president's Twitter followers. Meanwhile, in China, the government is saying no to low-quality recyclables. And Greece finally has a budget surplus — for the first time in almost 70 years. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Politics

Zimbabwe on the brink

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Laura Lynch in Zimbabwe about today's claim by the opposition MDC party that its candidate had won the presidential election held Saturday

Politics

African union summit and Zimbabwe

An African Union summit kicked off today in Egypt and one of the attendees is Zimbabwe's newly inaugurated president, Robert Mugabe; Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Martin Plaut about the reaction to Mugabe there.