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.
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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.
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.
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.
Andrew Meldrum, a senior editor at GlobalPost, discusses the state of Zimbabwe's health sector as the cholera crisis worsens and considers how the U.S. can respond to the situation.
Andrew Meldrum, a senior editor at GlobalPost, discusses Zimbabwe's political instability and its future as a major humanitarian crisis continues to unfold.
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's major events, from U.S. plans to move more troops into Afghanistan to Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak.