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Living in fear: a lesbian in Zimbabwe shares her story

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Living in fear: a lesbian in Zimbabwe shares her story

Worldfocus partner World Pulse is a media enterprise covering global issues through the eyes of women. Zimbabwean blogger Gertrude Pswarayi shares the story of a gay Zimbabwean woman who lives in fear that her sexual identity will be discovered.

Posted: March 3, 2010 14:45   Comments: 5
Today: Iran, Zimbabwe and overcrowded cemeteries

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Today: Iran, Zimbabwe and overcrowded cemeteries

Stories from around the world brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: An Iranian response; a United Nations representative is rebuffed in Zimbabwe; Hillary Clinton in Pakistan; and the City Of London cemetery wants inhabitants to double up to save space.

Posted: October 29, 2009 11:21   Comments: 1
Q&A: Ask your questions on failed states

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Q&A: Ask your questions on failed states

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores failed states -- countries without stability, a functioning government or rule of law. Pauline Baker, Christopher Boucek and Georgette Gagnon join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: July 17, 2009 11:52   Comments: 1
“Hell Hole” film exposes appalling state of Zimbabwe’s jails

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“Hell Hole” film exposes appalling state of Zimbabwe’s jails

A documentary portraying miserable and unhygienic conditions in Zimbabwe’s jails has prompted the Zimbabwean government to request aid to manage their prison system.

Posted: April 2, 2009 20:42   Comments: 1
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe shares power with longtime opponent

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe shares power with longtime opponent

Briggs Bomba of Africa Action and Mahmood Mamdani of Columbia University discuss Zimbabwe's future under its new unity government after the new prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, was sworn in by longtime opponent Robert Mugabe.

Posted: February 11, 2009 16:23   Comments: 0
Chronicling daily life in Zimbabwe under Mugabe

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Chronicling daily life in Zimbabwe under Mugabe

PBS Wide Angle's web-exclusive documentary series Focal Point goes undercover with journalist and native Zimbabwean Robyn Kriel to examine life and crises in Zimbabwe.

Posted: February 11, 2009 15:15   Comments: 1
Zimbabwe’s opposition party agrees to unity government

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Zimbabwe’s opposition party agrees to unity government

Zimbabwe's main opposition party said it will accept a power-sharing plan and join a unity government with President Robert Mugabe. The move underscores a growing sense in the region that Zimbabwe needed a political solution so it could address its growing humanitarian crisis.

Posted: January 30, 2009 17:27   Comments: 1
Cholera death toll surpasses 2,700 in Zimbabwe

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Cholera death toll surpasses 2,700 in Zimbabwe

Ann Veneman, the executive director of UNICEF, recently returned from Zimbabwe and discusses efforts to combat cholera and the relationship between Zimbabwe's political impasse and its deteriorating health sector.

Posted: January 23, 2009 16:01   Comments: 1
South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

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South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

As South African leaders plan to meet and discuss the political situation in Zimbabwe, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that military intervention would further destabilize the country.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:15   Comments: 0
A letter from Zimbabwe on bank lines and cholera

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A letter from Zimbabwe on bank lines and cholera

A Worldfocus contributing blogger shares a letter from Zimbabwe, where the lines at the bank are long and residents struggle to get clean water and power.

Posted: January 15, 2009 12:41   Comments: 1
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