Most Commented Stories Tagged: Africa

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Issa Bagayogo is known throughout Mali as Techno-Issa. He combines West African traditional music with European techno. Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about his latest release.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we asked whether the number of immigrants to the US is going up or down, and where most of them come from. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the answer from William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington. He says at least half of the people coming to the United States are from Latin America...and that newly released census numbers for 2007 indicate a slowdown in immigration.

Politics

Obama and Africa

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jendayi Frazer, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under President Bush, about where Africa lands on the priority list for the Obama Administration.