The peaceful elections last month after the coup that removed President Robert Mugabe from power injected optimism into a nation that has been economically isolated. Prosperity, though, remains elusive for now, our video shows.
Zimbabwe’s recent elections were meant to usher in a new era after decades of oppressive rule. But has anything truly changed? We met Vincent, an ambitious college graduate who is desperate to leave. “Things are not working here.”
On Monday, Zimbabwe held an election that was intended to project stability and attract global investors. By Wednesday, protesters and tanks were dueling in the streets. Our video journalists were on the ground to speak to voters.