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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

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Zimbabwe, where you can get a 10 million dollar bill, but it will be worth less than 4 dollars. The economy is in such trouble there that inflation is at an unbelievable 26,000 percent. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.

Global Politics

Global views of America

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a young Washington Post reporter who traveled around the globe for a year to find out how the world views the United States; Amar Bakshi says the people he spoke to expressed a wide range of emotions

Global Politics

Presidential election in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe is up for re-election on Saturday and he's expected to win again, even though the country is in freefall, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Harare-based journalist Peta Thorneycraft.

Global Politics

Interviewing Mugabe

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe doesn't like speaking to the foreign press, particularly on the eve of an election that the opposition says is rigged in Mugabe's favor

Global Politics

Tension in Zimbabwe ahead of election

Zimbabwe's economy is in tatters and this weekend, President Robert Mugabe is facing his toughest re-election bid since the end of white rule there; Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch, who's in the capital Harare covering the election.

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.