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BBC back in Zimbabwe

The BBC returns to Zimbabwe with a day of live broadcasting from the African country. The Africa Have Your Say' program comes from Chitungwiza, a Soweto-like' township outside Harare. The hometown of host Farayi Mungazi. Marco Werman talked with him.

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Geo Answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. Two of Zimbabwe's leading protest poets, Comrade Fatso and Outspoken, grew up on the streets of Harare. They speak with anchor Marco Werman about their hip-hop street poetry.

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Global Hit

The World's Laura Lynch profiles pop singer Henry Olonga. He's a former cricket star from Zimbabwe, but a single act of defiance against the government there ended his career and sent him into exile in London. Now he's fighting back with music.

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Plans again for unity government in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said today his party, the Movement for Democratic Change, known as the MDC, would join a unity government next month with Robert Mugabe. Anchor Marco Werman gets an update from the BBC's Jonah Fisher.

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Obama effect in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans have hopes that the new Obama administration will help bring about changes in their beleaguered country. Andrew Meldrum is Senior Editor at Global Post-dot-com in Boston.

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Zimbabwe deal under scrutiny

The World's Laura Lynch reports on the power-sharing deal reached in Zimbabwe. The agreement is supposed to end a bitter dispute between President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. Two of Zimbabwe's leading protest poets, Comrade Fatso and Outspoken, grew up on the streets of Harare. They speak with anchor Marco Werman about their hip-hop street poetry.

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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.