tv Inside Story 2017 Ep 326 Al Jazeera November 24, 2017 2:32pm-3:00pm +03
political contestation for next year someone are. very very governmental. wrong. riders. repairs before our. mars. just play our part to this very current to their problems. i think. today's republic of zimbabwe enters the second stage of its birth the words from zimbabwe's second president since independence really focus on peace rebuilding economic recovery and reconciliation is the main pillars of that speech a promise
a country without discrimination against color or creed to not of respect to robert mugabe for taking them to independence he recommitted himself and his government to land reform and rid redistribution he said economic policy will be based on agriculture and you also asked those of punished us in the past to reconsider his words of the talk about those countries we've imposed sanctions against zimbabwe have a team of reporters covering this event or i'm a tussle brings us reaction from the streets in harare tanya page joins us from pretoria in neighboring south africa but we begin with anderson's is inside the stadium where the ceremonies taking place. focused a lot on economic recovery didn't he said he's tired and it's not time now for speeches but rather to hit the ground running i'm sure everyone was happy to hear that. yes hit the ground running was one take away from this another wall stuff
he was committed to peace really this was a message of reconciliation he talked about all creeds all colors of skin and also whole political backgrounds showed the country that there would be free and fair election he said that. had been the fault of the father of independence and he said that this was the second phase of the birth of zimbabwe and he related to. a business plan effectively here to show the country that he would do something about the pos that he would change things he didn't speak directly of the stakes mugabe had made he just implied that he ran out of steam he made no mention of grace mugabe who was the key figure in the faction that stood against the army and that very needy came home flicked the police force was supposed to be which isn't on the streets right now and there's still an issue
there with the army not having gone back to the barracks but this was a man talking about peace on the issue of land reform he talked about compensation for white farmers a definite plan to end the rounds of reclaiming land which take back the liberation of will to actually compensate white farmers to do some rights were wrong a taken place although he in fact how did instituted the land reform program at the turn of the century would lead to fall out of this and all that ensued there let's look at the other aspects of the economic package that's been announced here with vincent economist who has a lot of knowledge of the politics of zimbabwe as well as the issues to have one of the highlights very good i think you can think he's going to hit the ground running . he's going to address the issue which has been the problem is that they never mentioned anything about this ease going to step in eyes upon injured service
sector he's going to attract investment he's going to deal with corruption and he's encouraging a work ethic in that from not only its work. laziness so he's done all the points he's covered all the points that i expected but how's he going to get those jobs is going to have a key to the investment he talks about. and everything else he's got a cultural program the most amount of functions up to into place how is he going to get west getting the money from places bankrupt the has it been a record funding i mean we've just said for example the agricultural season with forty billion was put into that sector i think we'll be able to get credit if we can if we shows confidence to go into an international market and i think you know we must get how the international market must really help us to restart zimbabwe to reinvent zimbabwe so that we can really create the future that we want is still the man known for his oratory to actually see the faces of people and to see them right
now looking concentrated looking not necessarily fully trustworthy of all shades of political opinion and people buying into this well you know what he said he's talked about elections next year so you introductions are going to be next year means even with you know really focused and he has to prove himself in the very short period but at the same time he also spoke about the inclusive it and you can see here i mean every shade of zimbabwe's this is a good thing because of. this story told here will take a little take some observers. then so let's just look further ahead those elections there is concern about whether zanu p.f. will go. to its old ways for a fraction beating down any attempt to try and take all the power that is in place
now do you really believe that can happen i think the opposition is going to increase the pressure for reforms because. with the current. and with the currents in the current status they have to be substantial reforms before we can even expect. with the u.k. . china represented the list of people festoons is pretty and do you think then that you're going to see some fairly quick deals to get cash into the country to get out of this mess to get out of debt. situation we need an immediate risky package. to come into zimbabwe into. it's going to take but right now we need. but this look at this issue of trust because let's face it that's what everything
is now. this man. has necessarily see the. things he. has lost it's missing with human rights issues is that on occasion so. to the trustees. yes he is a war hero the scale of. that is that really doesn't fit comfortably with what we're seeing now what he's trying to address the whole world and saying come in first it's a problem when they come so close to it who would be an option if he had to flee the country. across the border in dismissive into five. and i'm sure you can't change what you don't want to do to you even at the cost of
leading senate here principles behind. the principles we have to talk about the economy that's really what we have to focus on even say that. politics. focus on growing the economy and i think we're going to get. focused on the economy and i know. it's progressed you're going to cynical as you were oh you don't a cynical i'm an optimist. optimistic but you have to help him. and we have to help him and you. do what we can given this particular opportunity like you very much in the field. analysis that so there you have it what an extraordinary day in the history of africa not just symbolic way we have a new president who is. ready. to see the names business to see that zimbabwe and certainly the sixty thousand plus in
this stadium buying into it will the rest of africa will investors will do so this could change the country that awful soon. who relied on the people who will vote for the contemplates if it is a surreal atmosphere here in this stadium packed to the gunnels and so jane i'm back to you at this time thank you for that and let's go to south africa tanya pages following reaction for us from pretoria now wondering how this is playing out there how it's playing out on the tens of thousands of zimbabweans and of the. well i think many people would have been glued to their televisions and radios just to listen to that speech in which he really had something in there for everyone addressing all the concerns of the large zimbabwean death were who are not only
here in south africa but some three million zimbabweans scattered all over the continent and all over the world driven out of their country partly some for political reasons but many as we've heard because of economic reasons they've got a good education many have professionals with work experience but they just haven't been the jobs back at home for them to be able to stay there and support their family so they come to countries like south africa in order to earn a living and money back home which plays a really important part of zimbabwe's economy behind me at the union building south african president jacob zuma has been hosting and goal is new president a lot in c.e.o. and he had a message for zimbabwe which he described as south africa's a sister country saying he was watching on very pleased with the political process he said zimbabwe is quote sailing through the scenes congratulations to a new president in his among. and also to look we need to pay tribute to robert
mugabe who played a gallant contribution in liberating and assisting in the liberation of many southern african countries and obviously the liberation of. all the zimbabwe and says that that must always be recognized and acknowledged. and. i guess from an economic point of view zimbabwe succeeding is very important for zimbabweans in cells and for south africa considering that not going to say that it's had its ups and rethink. yes absolutely i mean regionally a strong zimbabwe can only be of benefit. zimbabweans make an enormous contribution to in all the countries where they have been. to flee to and we have to and i think over the last particularly five years or so the real introspection among many many southern african countries and recognition that you know off the back of the financial crisis in two thousand and eight all of these countries really suffered
because they're so dependent on on wished and countries and western markets to buy their war goods which is really the backbone of most of the countries in this part of the world so they are looking to their neighbors they're looking to china as new markets open and we saw a short while ago just a couple of months ago former president mugabe was here visiting president zuma and one of the things they came up with was the sort of much smoother border process so that there is a bit of flow and ease of access not only to tourists but for their own citizens moving back was important another point empathized by the president's meeting in the building just behind me there that they've announced that they're going to waive the visa process for tourists into business visas between angola and south africa so there is a real concerted effort to try and open up the borders open them up for business and investment which will grow obviously not only a stronger zimbabwe and dollar and south africa but will have flow on knock on benefits for the rest of the region all right thank you tanya let's go back to
zimbabwe that's go back to harare how much us has been standing outside the stadium where the events have been unfolding for the last several hours or so i'm just wondering i believe you've been. smelling wonderful smells in the brize behind you people getting ready to party various wonder how well his words went down with those listening. people heard him speak the new president they said he said all the right things the job creation you resuscitate the economy they're very happy by that but they know that it's going to take time and they say they're willing to be patient if he does the right thing they will sit and watch and wait for him to do its thing and while they wait life of course the must go on we're just around the corner. from the stadium this place is called water and park this particular area is called america it's a popular. bry area where you come and you you buy your meat and then you use these women to cook it for you and then they serve it with the staple food here this is
a maize meal is called sides ice maze and water based give us that to come out in a few hours time from the stadium here to come and have fun but this is how these will make a living because there is no joy in the country people have had to be creative about how to to find work so these women book these stalls like my george my memory my lines the book little stalls they cook meals for people who then come save them a dollar or two dollars three dollars that's how they make some money to take money home to their family and this particular area is a particular typical of most townships in the country where you see shops. basic things on on the street but you're looking quite rundown a sign of how years and years of a stagnant economy has made things quite difficult for many people but but the is a nation that is your relations people your age seeing things to change they know to take time right now they have that this is a new leader president emerson and what they are hoping they really hoping that he
will do something about the economy and he is the right man for the job it seems to be all right thank you for that her metasearch looks delicious i'm going to leave you there thank you. that is certainly a coalition fighting in yemen has given the u.n. permission for some aid workers to return to the country but they say they are still blocking the u.n. from bringing in much needed food medicines and equipment the saudi led coalition had promised to reopen humanitarian aid corridors into northern yemen on thursday they've been facing increasing pressure from the u.s. and u.n. to lift the blockade reports. many expected that come thursday aid would be flowing once more through her data one of yemen's major ports saudi arabia announced on wednesday it would ease its blockade of yemen's air and sea ports and that within twenty four hours humanitarian supplies would resume arriving in her data where around eighty percent of yemen's food imports are delivered as
well as via united nations flight to the capital sanaa on thursday u.n. officials still weren't totally sure when they'd be given access to restart bringing supplies to yemen we were told that litigation received assistance. so we could in the applications or quest for the ships to come into the boards and also for flights to come and political means here you have to some also to bring it to us so we would think things are normal procedures to get more of a light and we will see those places and those in the morgue for that we saw opening of the ports as well as notification is it of the actual operational costs not. other aid workers have told ages either they welcomed the saudi announcement but don't believe it goes far enough yemen the most impoverished country in the middle east is facing a number of crises. a cholera epidemic that has seen over nine hundred thousand suspected cases since april the largest outbreak ever recorded and the u.n.
says seven million people are on the verge of famine and that severe acute malnutrition is in danger in the lives of almost four hundred thousand children plus the latest danger an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease diptheria is threatening children and the elderly in the central city of. we want to do that not just the humanitarian side of things it was also commercial issues that meet the fuel shortage in the countries that he says you know we want to try meeting the fuel is also accommodate to this part of this openness by the senate coolish and to allude to operations that continue. now as the u.n. grows yet more concerned and a humanitarian crisis becomes even more dire yemenis in desperate need wait for answers and aid. does either. the man accused of planning the two thousand and eight attacks has been released from house arrest toughies said was freed after a pakistani call rejected the government's plea to extend his detention by three
months he made prayers earlier on friday say does founder of a band group has been under house arrest in the whole since january kimo has more from the home. almost nine months. out because of intense pressure from the united states. had been released by the court despite an argument by the government. for diplomatic and financial. however to accord we're not going to and therefore to leave him for the third time . by the indians and they do it. by attack. done charitable work across pakistan and had no wonder the bag of the people boarded contribution to their dog and five. don.
and all go to india and consider them are dead and a here. on this side of the border the un says images of refugees being forcibly removed from the decommissioned prison camp on menace island all shocking and inexcusable. when a guinea police clear that's three hundred seventy eight men from the former australian run site activists say police destroyed their belongings making them leave the camp was closed three weeks ago but many were a few g.'s refused to go saying they feared being attacked the un has received reports several refugees were severely injured during the raid one of the way fiji's we've been in contact with us from monday's island sent us this video describing what happened. police. officer. must present. some of the refugees be moved or locked into a few days by force it is clear you know shots.
you do it. if you don't that the police the refugees. so city use. some of them we send them to the hospital so. it's on or something or by pete you point you found with three young people and one will take to the field used by force. we are hearing of an attack on a mosque in egypt these figures coming to us from the health ministry there seventy five have been wounded in an attack on a mosque in egypt we have no more details other than that but as soon as we find out more about what happened and who might be behind it we'll let you know. present china investigating reports that toddlers at a child care center in beijing were sexually abused drugged and molested it's the
latest in a series of child abuse cases a day care centers that has caused outrage and panic across the country steadfast in reports from beijing. they're in shock and demanding an explanation these are parents of toddlers who attend the prestigious red yellow blue kindergarten in beijing children as young as three years old have said they were molested drugged and stripped naked by care workers reg yellow blue is the largest early childhood service provider in china and is listed on the new york stock exchange order not from you in the glass of my chair oh some parents have ak their children whether the aides the pews the children said lisa was the secret between then and the teachers china's child care system has come under scrutiny since cases of abuse have appeared online this case currently under investigation in shanghai appears to show a worker pushing children to the ground and forcing them to eat spicy wasabi. if
you don't use case as yellow blue you slap to an outpouring of anger online with tens of millions responding now don't you outrage over child abuse at daycare centers around the country this crisis is seen as a strong message to the government to take action to improve the safety of topless and i'm sure they're helping development in a country that is increasingly depending on professional child care since china has adopted its second child policy last year the man for child care has grown the country has limited parents to have only one son or daughter for forty years. but research shows that more than half of chinese parents choose not to have a second child because of the lack of proper childcare you're seeing how you're going to these are not just incidence. is quite nerve wrecking it reflects the problem more serious lack of child care this is
a serious social issue. namor and only on have put china second child policy into practice but the young parents are struggling after care worker forced their daughter to eat in the toilet at the childcare center niner says she quit her job to take care of her children so that the supervision on this private kindergartens is very loose the kindergartens past that year inspections by using their connections and providing fix that if it gets they just want to gain profit instead of providing a real education lack of sufficiently trained starters are not a problem sadistic show that for forty four million taught loss we need daycare two point four million more teachers need to be hired and trained by the ministry of education says it will prosecute any teachers and employees who have harmed and abused children the government has started an inspection of the management of child care centers nationwide red yellow blue has apologized for the anxiety it has cost
to the parents and to society stop fast and al-jazeera beijing. as a tonic cigarettes become more popular many states in the us are trying to regulate the multi-billion dollar industry they're not implementing laws that will treat them more like traditional tobacco cigarettes that is and has more from new york. up close it looks like cigarette smoke. but this is coming from someone who's babying from an electronic cigarette to understand what babying is look no further than frank de gras because it his store in new york that is all he sells ten years ago i think is when it first started by the really exploded maybe no as three or four years think of it is smoking but with flavors everything from cinnamon to watermelon to coffee the flavors derived from a variety of oils that bape arises there and hailed from an electronic device but
feel better look better moving better i think than we thought people walk into the store and say i would never be able to make this work from my car to the store shelves but health advocates say the chemicals in babying are dangerous oftentimes people that use these products are under the impression that they are safe that is just water but the u.s. surgeon general has said that it's not just water that is potentially harmful last year the european union decided to regulate the cigarettes the same as tobacco even placing a broad ban on advertising of beeping products there is a lot at stake. blowing smoke electronically is big business cigarettes now represent a two point five billion dollar a year industry the global market is expected to reach as high as thirty two billion in the next four years while the industry is growing so too is this scrutiny new york is now the eleventh state in the u.s.
to enact a ban on babying anywhere cigarettes are prohibited. most shop owners say that these new rules at least here in new york city will defect their business because most people that are smokers or former smokers that have been used to these rules for many years health officials everywhere continue to face how to regulate the new baby increasingly in the air gabriels andro new york and that story wraps up this bulletin that's all from me thanks for watching peyton is up next with the headlines to stay with us.
congress and to the press they were engaged in a clandestine their cover al-jazeera unravels the history of chad's notorious former president the same habit a dictator on trial at this time on al-jazeera i really felt liberated as a journalist but i was getting to the truth as i was that's what his job. with a reminder of your top stories emerson meant and.