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Global Diamond Industry Eyes Abuse in Zimbabwe

(June 21st, 2010)

Members of the international diamond industry will decide whether to expel Zimbabwe over abusive practices in its diamond trade.

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Zimbabwe tries to reignite mining

(September 15th, 2009)

Zimbabwe’s new coalition government is hoping to rev up the country’s mining industry when it addresses a huge mining conference there today. government wants to pass new laws that will attract foreign investment. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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E.U., Zimbabwe to meet on sanctions

(September 11th, 2009)

E.U. officials will meet in Zimbabwe this weekend for the first time since 2002, when Zimbabwe’s economy was in a tailspin. The visit is seen as a new effort to normalize ties between the two economies. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Coalition government helps Zimbabwe

(September 4th, 2009)

Zimbabwe’s economy is beginning to stabilize as a new coalition government takes root. U.S. lawmakers say they want that government to succeed, and the U.S. openly criticizes President Mugabe and his administration. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Sanctions could hurt Zimbabweans

(June 30th, 2008)

African leaders are meeting to consider how economic sanctions will affect the people of Zimbabwe. Some human rights groups warn sanctions risk making conditions for average Zimbabweans even worse. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Investing in Zimbabwe

(June 27th, 2008)

Political tension and astronomical inflation have taken a toll on Zimbabwe’s economy, but some investors see opportunity amid the turmoil. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Zimbabwe’s election in jeopardy

(June 23rd, 2008)

With the opposition party’s leader forced out of the race, host Tess Vigeland asks reporter Gretchen Wilson in South Africa about the fate of Zimbabwe’s presidential election.

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Xenophobia only hurts South Africa

(June 3rd, 2008)

South Africa’s economy relies on as many as 5 million foreign nationals. But when mobs attacked these foreigners last month, more than 50,000 of the migrants fled. Gretchen Wilson reports how that could hurt the country.

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South Africans march against violence

(May 30th, 2008)

African immigrants have been attacked in some South African neighborhoods in a recent wave of xenophobic violence. But now some South Africans have organized marches against the attacks. Gretchen Wilson reports from Johannesburg.

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Violence spurs humanitarian crisis

(May 30th, 2008)

Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa has forced tens of thousands from their homes and could have a long-lasting economic impact on the region. Gretchen Wilson reports from outside Johannesburg.

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