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.

Politics

Zimbabwe uncertainty

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from reporter Laura Lynch on Zimbabwe's drawn-out election process, as three days after voters went to the polls, only partial results are available and an air of tense uncertainty pervades the country.

News summary

Anchor Lisa Mullins reviews some of the other news stories that have been pushed out of the headlines by the two natural disasters in Asia.

Politics

Letters from Zimbabwe

Author Cathy Buckle writes a weekly email letter to friends and family about living conditions in her country, Zimbabwe, and we read an excerpt from one of her recent letters called, "To Stay Safe, Stay Silent."