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Zimbabwe in Crisis

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Zimbabwe now has the lowest life expectancy in the world. After years of runaway inflation and economic troubles, the country also faces a cholera epidemic. Freelance reporter Peter Godwin and New York Times co-bureau Chief in Johannesburg Celia W. Dugger join us to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe, including how the new power-sharing government is working.

Guests:

Celia W. Dugger and Peter Godwin

Comments [2]

Roslyn Korman

I recently read Peter Godwins memoir. It was chilling and I am glad to hear him on your program. He is a brave man to keep going back to his country. His mother should still be there and I did hope to hear that personal bit,as to her well being
Thanks for your efforts

Mar. 04 2009 12:35 PM
Scott from Cambridge, MA

When I was in Cape Town, South Africa, I met a number of Zimbabweans. One was a lawyer who had left years prior, but was unable to find adequate work in South Africa. Most of the sellers of African-themed items on the side of road were from Zimbabwe.

Mar. 04 2009 12:18 PM

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