Media, Information and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo speaking on President Robert Mugabe's health.
The Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has just turned 90 and is showing no sign of stepping aside. To some he's a villain who's all but destroyed his country's once thriving economy; to others he's a hero fighting to liberate Africa from white exploitation.
The BBC has screened an in-depth interview with Wilf Mbanga, founder and editor of The Zimbabwean, which recalls his friendship with President Robert Mugabe that dates back to 1974 when Mugabe and other nationalist leaders were released from jail and fled the country to pursue struggle for independence. See the full interview here:
With Zimbabwe's rich mineral resource deposits, the country has recently seen a rise in the illegal alluvial panning of minerals, a relatively new informal economic activity.
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Author and journalist Peter Godwin was born and raised in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). In this talk he untangles the country's complex and tragic history, and discusses his book The Fear, which follows the arc of President Mugabe's brutal career.