Africa

Ethnicity in Kenya

The violence in Kenya is drawn along ethnic lines and that's got Kenyans from all backgrounds re-examining their own ethnic identity, as Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kenyan journalist and author Binyavanga Wainaina.

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.

US diplomat in Kenya speaks out

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with US Ambassador to Kenya, Michael Ranneberger, who says the way to reduce the violence in Kenya is through greater openness.

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

Kenya protests

In Kenya today, violence erupted in a Nairobi slum and several opposition protesters were killed as government forces opened fire in Kibera

Geo answer

Today's answer is Zambia, home to the largest population of wild hippos on earth. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brady Barr, host of "Dangerous Encounters" on the National Geographic Channel. He was in Zambia for his latest episode, entitled "Undercover Hippo."

New plant discovery

The BBC's Jonny Hogg reports that botanists are reporting the discovery of a spectacular new species of palm tree found on the island of Madagascar: the giant palm flowers once a century, and then essentially self destructs.

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