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
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
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
Farmers, drought and taxes cripple Argentina
Argentina -- known as the "grocer to the world" -- finds itself trapped by food inflation, a slumping economy and one of the worst droughts in almost 50 years.
Posted: October 8, 2008 18:05