Zimbabwe NPR's Jason Beaubien reports Zimbabwe's economy -- once one of southern Africa's most vibrant -- is on the verge of collapse. Inflation is running at 200 percent, and Zimbabweans are forced to wait in long lines for basic goods. Government-ordered price controls have only made matters worse.
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NPR's Jason Beaubien reports Zimbabwe's economy — once one of southern Africa's most vibrant — is on the verge of collapse. Inflation is running at 200 percent, and Zimbabweans are forced to wait in long lines for basic goods. Government-ordered price controls have only made matters worse.