- Newsmaker: White Zimbabwe Farmers Face Eviction
President Robert Mugabe has ordered white farmers in Zimbabwe to cease farming and gave them 45 days to clear out. That deadline is tomorrow at midnight. Peta Thornycroft, of London-s Daily Telegraph, reports that the evictions will displace over 2500 farmers and countless workers who help cultivate the land, and have a grave impact on the country-s agricultural exports.
- Reporter's Notebook: Rebuilding Afghanistan
Ishaq Sharyar grew up in Afghanistan. Recipient of a scholarship to UC Berkeley, he earned a series of scientific degrees and pioneered development of the photovoltaic cell. Now, the man who parlayed his expertise into a luxurious Southern California lifestyle has renounced his US citizenship to become Afghanistan-s Ambassador to the US. He shares his hopes for rebuilding his homeland, devastated by 23 years of war.
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