Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe eats his cake during Saturday's celebrations to mark his 92nd birthday. Mugabe appears to have no plans to step down as feuding over his successors threatens to tear Zimbabwe's ruling party apart. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Ann Cotton, pictured with students in Tanzania, makes sure girls have the funds for everything from books to shoes, so they won't "feel like a poor relation" in school. Courtesy of Camfed hide caption

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe went for matching accessories during a February celebration of his 91st birthday. He appears not to be a fan of goats. JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In a speech on Monday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said his compatriots failed to protect Cecil the lion. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwe's President Blames 'Vandals' For Killing Cecil The Lion
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Cecil the lion is shown walking in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park in a YouTube video from July 9, 2015. Credit: Bryan Orford Bryan Orford/YouTube hide caption

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Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Cecil, Zimbabwe's Best Known Lion
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A worker at Boka Tobacco auction floors displays some of the tobacco crop, in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday May 14, 2013. The country's tobacco selling season kicked off in February and to date tobacco worth over $400 million dollars has been sold to buyers mostly from China and the European Union. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe
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Street hawkers have taken over so many sidewalks in Harare's city center that some vendors are turning their cars into makeshift shops. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwe To Street Vendors: Pack Up, Clean Up, Ship Out!
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An old one hundred trillion Zimbabwean dollar note on top of a pile of other old Zimbabwean notes of various denominations in Harare, Thursday. Starting next week, Zimbabweans will be able to exchange their trillions for up to $5 U.S. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Fortunate Nyakupinda earns a living by selling secondhand clothes from the back of her car. Ofeibia Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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How To Make A Living In Cash-Poor Zimbabwe
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Fadzai Kundishora (left) can no longer go to school because her family can't afford the fees. She spends days at home with her grandmother Miriam Kundishora, doing chores. Ofeibia Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Why Isn't 14-Year-Old Fadzai In School? Zimbabwe's Education Dilemma
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