Zimbabwe

Politics

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.

Politics

Where diamonds come from

The World's Marco Werman speaks with Iam Smille, who heads the Diamond Development Initiative. And today, delegates from 70 countries met in Israel to focus on one country in particular?Zimbabwe.

Conflict & Justice

The price of digging for diamonds

Zimbabwe's government says the country's economy may grow this year. The African country is hoping to raise money through diamond sales. Today in part 2 of her report, Laura Lynch looks at claims that the diamond fields have also become killing fields.

Conflict & Justice

Zimbabwe's ?blood diamonds'

The discovery of diamonds in Zimbabwe has led to more misery in a country that's already seen a lot of hardship. And despite claims to the contrary, Laura Lynch found disturbing evidence that the gems are destroying the lives of many.

Politics

Picture still gloomy in Zimbabwe

Those looking for signs of hope in Zimbabwe won't get it from the International Monetary Fund. As The World's Laura Lynch reports from Harare, gains are more than matched by the problems that still plague the nation.

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.