Monday, December 15, 2008
Zimbabwe goes from bad to worse
Zimbabwe has been compared to a failed state and a leading South African Bishop has compared President Robert Mugabe to a “21st Century Hitler”. Any hopes that the power-sharing deal between Mugabe’s political party and the opposition would end the country’s decline seem well and truly dashed. The cholera epidemic, said to be due to the collapse in the country’s sanitation system is just the latest episode in the sad recent history of Zimbabwe. Marlon Zakeyo from the Zimbabwe Advocacy Office in Switzerland and Doctor Shiva from the Zimbabwe Health Access Trust came into the WRS studios on Friday’s Drive Time to discuss what expat Zimbabweans and friends of Zimbabwe can do to help.
Listen to the interview via this link