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Ambassador: Zimbabwe's Unity Government Stalls

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Ambassador: Zimbabwe's Unity Government Stalls

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Ambassador: Zimbabwe's Unity Government Stalls

Ambassador: Zimbabwe's Unity Government Stalls

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Zimbabwe took a turn for the better last month when its longtime president finally agreed to share power. While President Mugabe bowed to international pressure, he has yet to institute any of the United Nations' demands. Still, there is some hope for a population devastated by hyperinflation, joblessness and disease.

James McGee, America's ambassador to Zimbabwe, is closely watching the changes there now that Morgan Tsvangirai, who heads the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, or MDC, is the country's prime minister. But McGee tells Renee Montagne that examples of real power-sharing there are still few and far between.

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