Workers trapped by a fire overnight in a platinum mine in southern Zimbabwe are being brought to the surface Tuesday, a statement from the mine's owners said.
Managing Director of BMW South Africa, Bodo Donauer explains the company's plans to increase production in the country.
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Police in Zimbabwe on Friday charged three women found in possession of 33 condoms containing semen with 17 counts of aggravated indecent assault in a case that may be a break in a string of sex attacks over the past two years by women targeting male hitchhikers.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen speaks with Mustafa Abdul Jalil about the Libyan conflict.
President Robert Mugabe's government on Tuesday said the Libyan ambassador to Zimbabwe must leave the country because he has switched his allegiance to the Libyan rebels' National Transitional Council.
Prosecutors in Zimbabwe dropped treason charges Monday against six activists accused of plotting an Egyptian-style uprising against President Robert Mugabe.
Robyn Curnow discovers one of Zimbabwe's last bastions of free speech on stage in Harare.
In Zimbabwe, where speaking out on political issues can be risky, one theater troupe is refusing to tread the boards cautiously.
CNN Marketplace Africa visits Harare, Zimbabwe where a dying cassette tape industry is receiving a new lease of life.
For the group calling itself FreeZimActivists it is back to the drawing board after its planned protest against President Robert Mugabe's rule in the style of Egypt and Tunisia flopped in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's government has dropped charges against six health workers accused of dispersing AIDS/HIV drugs without appropriate documentation.
Six medical workers, including four Americans, appeared in court in Zimbabwe on Monday, accused of dispensing AIDS medication without a license, their lawyer told CNN.
Five Americans -- two of them doctors -- who treat AIDS patients are expected to appear Monday before a magistrate in Harare, Zimbabwe, on allegations of operating an unlicensed clinic and dispensing medicines without a pharmacist's supervision.
An incident originally reported as a plane accident Thursday at the Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe was a drill, British and Zimbabwean officials said.
Nestle, one of the world's largest food companies, has reopened its factory in Zimbabwe after receiving assurances from the government that its business will not be interfered with again, an official with the Swiss-based company said Tuesday.
A top opposition politician in Zimbabwe was released on bail Thursday after spending almost a month in prison.
Thousands of people gathered Wednesday for the funeral of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's wife, who was killed last week in a car wreck.
A memorial service is held for Susan Tsvangirai, the wife of the Zimbabwean Prime Minister.
Zimbabwean President Mugabe joined mourners Tuesday at a church service for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's wife, who was killed last week in a car wreck.
Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was in stable condition and recovering from head injuries Friday night after a car wreck that killed his wife, Susan, medical sources told CNN.
A Zimbabwe High Court judge is trying to take the country's first lady to court, accusing her of using political muscle to wrest from him a farm he was given during the land seizures.
Zimbabwe's opposition leader called the cholera outbreak in his country a "man-made crisis," as new figures released Thursday showed the death toll had soared to more than 2,700.
Cholera is caused by becoming infected with a bacterium called vibrio cholera. It's a disease that affects the bowels and in its most severe form is characterized by acute watery diarrhoea that can lead to immediate death through severe dehydration and kidney failure.
Deaths in Zimbabwe related to the cholera epidemic are approaching 2,000, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, and close to 40,000 people have been affected by the preventable water-borne disease.
Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has killed nearly 500 people, according to the World Health Organization.
Nearly 775 people have died in Zimbabwe from the recent cholera outbreak, an official from the World Health Organization said Wednesday, refuting the government's claim that the situation is under control.
Up to 60,000 people in Zimbabwe could be infected with cholera if the epidemic worsens, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
The lawyer for a top Zimbabwean human rights activist said Friday that law has "absolutely broken down" in the country after a court in Harare ruled against her client.
Some Zimbabwean refugees who crossed into South Africa to escape a cholera outbreak still faced illness and disease.
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe revealed plans Saturday to circulate $200 million notes, just days after introducing a $100 million bill, Finance Minister Samuel Mumbengegwi said.
The Zimbabwean government has declared a national emergency in the face of a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 560 people, the state-owned newspaper The Herald said Thursday.
Amnesty International demanded Wednesday to know the whereabouts of human rights activist Jestina Mukoko, who it says was abducted at dawn by armed men in civilian clothes posing as police.
The Elders say the situation in Zimbabwe is shocking. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
Almost 12,000 people have contracted cholera since August in Zimbabwe, and the outbreak threatens to grow more dire -- and deadly -- because the nation can't pay for chemicals to treat water or for doctors to treat victims.
A group of Zimbabwean citizens are taking a government department to court for failing to provide them with adequate and safe drinking water as the country's cholera-related death toll nears 400.
Nearly 300 people have died from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe that is compounded by the country's collapsing health-care system, according to the World Health Organization.
African leaders said Monday they have failed to broker a power-sharing deal between Zimbabwe's president and opposition leader and urged neighboring countries to help end Zimbabwe's crisis.
With Zimbabwe's political power-sharing deal in jeopardy, South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki planned crisis talks Monday with both sides in Harare
Banking authorities raised the daily withdrawal limit in Zimbabwe, prompting tens of thousands to line up Monday in desperate hopes of getting enough cash for groceries before spiraling inflation eats away more value
As the country awaits a resolution to the political stalemate, half the population will soon go hungry
A power-sharing deal between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is just "one or two sticking points" away, sources close to the negotiations said Saturday.
Officials at an African Union summit Tuesday adopted a resolution urging talks in Zimbabwe aimed at promoting peace and stability in the country, according to Egypt's official news agency.
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Things are quiet today. The calm before a storm. The silence before swearing. In.
Robert Mugabe casts his vote in Zimbabwe's one candidate presidential run-off election.
Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said government supporters threatened Zimbabweans into voting for Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party Friday.
The 23-year-old woman in Harare, Zimbabwe, said she could talk, but only briefly. It was 3:30 p.m. there and she had to be home before the 6 p.m. curfew, she said.
Zimbabwe's opposition leader has left the Dutch Embassy for the first time since fleeing there
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously condemned the Zimbabwean government because of violence that has marred the campaign leading up to a scheduled presidential election runoff, which forced the withdrawal of the opposition candidate from the race.
Officials in Zimbabwe's opposition party say it has rejected the idea of pulling out of next week's runoff election.
Zimbabwe's opposition party said four of its activists and the wife of Harare's mayor -- an opposition member -- have been killed by supporters of President Robert Mugabe, just days ahead of next week's presidential runoff.
Zimbabwe's opposition party says four of its activists have been killed in a firebombing near Harare
The MDC said Friday that its rallies had been banned indefinitely three weeks before the presidential runoff
A British government spokesman says the British diplomats who were detained in Zimbabwe have been released
U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe James McGee comments on a group of diplomats tour of a town near Harare.
Police twice stopped a group of diplomats Tuesday -- including the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe -- asking questions about journalists accompanying them and threatening violence, according to an eyewitness.
Six weeks to the day after Zimbabwe chose opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai over Mugabe, reports continue to emerge of a vicious, nationwide campaign of intimidation
Two journalists and the lawyer for a third have been arrested in Zimbabwe in recent days, their spokesmen said Thursday, amid signs that the Zimbabwean government is intensifying a post-election crackdown.
Electoral officials say Zimbabwe's opposition leader won 47.9 percent of votes in presidential elections -- not enough to avoid a run-off against longtime ruler President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwe authorities Tuesday released nearly all of the opposition supporters who were detained last week, a Movement for Democratic Change lawyer said.
A recount of ballots in the Zimbabwe presidential election may be completed by Monday, leading to an announcement of the results nearly a month after voting took place, the chairman of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said Saturday.
Zimbabwe's electoral commission said Saturday that a recount of votes for 10 parliamentary seats confirmed the original results
Hundreds of armed police raided the offices of Zimbabwe's main opposition party and independent election observers on Friday amid the continuing turmoil caused by the delay in releasing results.
In a speech before thousands of children, Mugabe accused Britain of plotting to re-colonize the southern African nation
An opposition protest action fizzles, as fear of violence and poverty discourages people from staying away from work
Zimbabwe's high court won't order the release of results from the presidential election. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Zimbabwe's opposition party called for a general strike to start Tuesday, the day after the country's High Court is due to decide whether to force publication of presidential election results, a party spokesman said Saturday.
Zimbabwe's High Court will wait until Monday to issue its ruling on whether it will order the Electoral Commission to release the March 29 presidential results, a journalist at the courtroom told CNN.
Security agents and paramilitary police in riot gear are surrounding a Harare hotel housing foreign journalists
The regime appears to have admitted that President Robert Mugabe failed to win reelection on the first-round ballot. But its next move remains unclear
Election observers called on Zimbabwe's government to release the results of weekend elections as soon as possible to avoid political unrest, but government officials said the results won't be out until Monday.
Zimbabwe's capital of Harare was quiet Saturday night after polls began closing for elections that will decide the future of longtime President Robert Mugabe.
CNN has been denied permission to cover this week's parliamentary and presidential elections in Zimbabwe, an official at the Zimbabwean Ministry of Information and Publicity said Tuesday.
Police in Zimbabwe will not hesitate to use their guns to quell violence during and after next month's elections, the official media reported Wednesday.
Southern African leaders Thursday emerged from a conference in Tanzania's capital allied with embattled Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and calling for the lifting of all sanctions against his government.
At a hospital bed in South Africa, a 64-year-old grandmother is recovering from multiple fractures to her legs and left arm -- injuries from Zimbabwe police who beat her repeatedly.
A leading Zimbabwean cleric said on Thursday he was ready to face bullets in the street amid international condemnation of Robert Mugabe's regime and fears of a renewed wave of repression.
Four representatives of Zimbabwe's main opposition party were arrested this weekend as they tried to leave the country for neighboring South Africa, including one who said he was badly beaten, a spokesman for Movement for Democratic Change told CNN.
Former Zimbabwe Test batsman Mark Vermeulen has been charged with arson in Harare, local police have revealed.
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Zimbabwe police have extended a demolition campaign targeting the homes and livelihoods of the urban poor to the vegetable gardens they rely on for food, saying the crops planted on vacant lots are damaging the environment.
A planned two-day strike to protest a government crackdown on illegal homes and traders has got off to a slow start in Zimbabwe's capital amid a heavy police presence.
President Robert Mugabe has defended the razing of shantytowns and a crackdown on small traders in Zimbabwe as an opposition-backed strike failed to gain wide support.
Zimbabwe's opposition took an early lead in parliamentary elections with almost a quarter of results declared on Friday, but the first returns were mostly from its traditional urban strongholds.
Polls have officially closed in Zimbabwe's parliamentary elections that were characterized by long lines at ballot stations and attacks by the U.S. and the European Union as being unfair.
England's controversial tour of Zimbabwe has been cut to four one-day matches from five, England and Wales Cricket Board chairman David Morgan announced on Friday.
A court in Zimbabwe has sentenced a British man accused of leading a group of mercenaries plotting to topple the government of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea to seven years in jail.
A court in Zimbabwe has found a Briton alleged to be the leader of 70 men accused of plotting to topple the government of the oil-rich West African country of Equatorial Guinea guilty of weapons offenses.
A man accused by Zimbabwe of leading 70 suspected mercenaries has pleaded guilty to attempting to possess dangerous weapons, according to news reports.
The trial in Zimbabwe of 70 men accused of being mercenaries plotting to oust the government of Equatorial Guinea has been postponed for a day to give lawyers more time to prepare their case.
Zimbabwe's Two-test series against world champions Australia, to start on Saturday, has been called off.
In the multinational effort that may have averted a coup attempt in Equatorial Africa, South Africa alerted Zimbabwe that a planeload of 64 "suspected mercenaries" was to land in Harare, sources close to the investigation said Thursday.
Zimbabwe has accused U.S., British and Spanish spy agencies of helping suspected mercenaries detained in Harare to overthrow Equatorial Guinea's government.
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