No improvement in Zimbabwe's dire straits.

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The best the Zimbabwe government seems to be able to do is to "tinker" with issues that have no direct bearing on the country's desperate situation. The rate of inflation reached 2,200 percent in March 2007. This is just one of many indications of the economic collapse that has enveloped the country in recent years.

Currently, the government is dealing with a serious drought, and political uncertainties as the 2008 elections approach.

An April 28, 2007 Reuters story from Harare said, "Zimbabwe's economic crisis is likely to worsen despite new government efforts to cope with food...

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