Crossing Continents looks beyond politics at the struggle of ordinary people living in Zimbabwe.
Thursday, 4 September, 2008
At 1102 BST on BBC Radio 4
20 years ago Zimbabwe was known as the bread basket of Africa, so how do people now cope with an annual inflation rate of more than 11 million percent.
What lengths will they go to feed their families? What kinds of self help networks have been created?
Reporter Julian Pettifer scours the air waves and the world of blogs to find out what everyday life is like in Zimbabwe today.
BBC Radio 4's Crossing Continents was broadcast on Thursday, 4 September, 2008 at 1102 BST. It was repeated on Monday, 8 September, 2008 at 2030 BST.
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Julia Rooke