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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

Zimbabwe's collapsing reality

Correspondent Laura Lynch went undercover into Zimbabwe to find out why so many people in that African nation are so desperate; Zimbabwe suffers from an economy on the brink of collapse and from repression under President Robert Mugabe.

Geo answer

Today's answer is Zambia, home to the largest population of wild hippos on earth. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brady Barr, host of "Dangerous Encounters" on the National Geographic Channel. He was in Zambia for his latest episode, entitled "Undercover Hippo."

Violence spreads in Kenya

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott in Kenya about ongoing violence there, where new clashes in the country's Rift Valley have left at least 14 people dead.

Kenya runners worried

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Moses Kiptanui, a former world-class runner from Kenya, who says several runners have received death threats from people accusing them of involvement in Kenya's political violence.

Kenyan leaders come together

Kenya's president and the country's main opposition leader sat down to talk today, in a meeting mediated by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, and meanwhile, there were reports of continuing violence in Kenya