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.

Global Politics

Tesco in the spotlight

Many international businesses have investments in Zimbabwe. One of them is the British supermarket chain Tesco. Anchor Marco Werman explains while doing business in Zimbabwe isn't illegal, it's becoming increasingly uncomfortable.

Global Politics

Zimbabwe's currency

A new government in Zimbabwe has brought some stability: it phased out the worthless national currency, but that move has spawned new problems. Ish Mafundikwa reports from Zimbabwe's capital, Harare.

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 [...]

Going undercover in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in freefall: the country once known as Africa's breadbasket can't feed itself, and it's got the highest inflation in the world -- reportedly nearly 8-thousand percent