Robert Mugabe

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."

Politics

Geo Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the South African city of Durban. Locals there have complained that a road called Mugabe Street should be renamed to honor a South African hero instead of Zimbabwe's controversial president.

Politics

Plans again for unity government in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said today his party, the Movement for Democratic Change, known as the MDC, would join a unity government next month with Robert Mugabe. Anchor Marco Werman gets an update from the BBC's Jonah Fisher.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the leader of the group Tumi and the Volume. Tumi is from South Africa. He writes lyrics that promote political awareness and hopefully bring about positive change in South Africa.

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.