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

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.

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

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