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.

Science, Tech & Environment

Zimbabwe farm invasions

Lisa Mullins speaks with John Worswich, chief executive of a group in Zimbabwe called "Justice for Agriculture,� who says thugs associated with Zimbabwe's embattled ruling party have been invading farms as the country's political uncertainty continues.

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is up for re-election tomorrow. Mugabe is blamed for much of the country's recent troubles. Anchor Marco Werman samples some songs that trace Zimbabwe's post-colonial struggles under Mugabe.

Conflict & Justice

Going home to Zimbabwe

Ish Magundikwa is returning to his homeland Zimbabwe for the first time in two years, but with 85 percent unemployment and inflation officially running at 11.2 million percent, it's a vastly different place.