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Zimbabwe public unions plan walkout over wagesupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 18:41:00

Civil servants in Zimbabwe plan a one-day strike Thursday to protest low wages even as the government says the public payroll is too high.

Zimbabwe police arrest journalists over 'false statements'updated: Wed Jun 29 2011 18:40:00

Zimbabwe police arrested Wednesday an editor, a reporter and executive of a weekly newspaper for writing "false statements" about an official's arrest, their lawyer has said.

Zimbabwe court clears prime minister's ally of corruption chargeupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 13:13:00

A court in Zimbabwe dismissed charges of criminal abuse of office against an ally of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, saying Tuesday the state had failed to establish evidence against him.

S. African leader looks to save Zimbabwe's unity governmentupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 07:35:00

South African President Jacob Zuma is traveling to Zimbabwe on Tuesday to try to save that country's beleaguered unity government.

Nestle shuts Zimbabwe factory, citing intimidationupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 21:17:00

Nestle, one of the world's largest food companies, has shut down a factory in Zimbabwe after a dispute with the government, it announced Wednesday.

Mugabe says Zimbabwe power-sharing has 'short life,' signals new electionsupdated: Sat Dec 12 2009 19:38:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says the fragile power-sharing government in his country "was given a short life" and he intends to reclaim control through new elections.

Mugabe opponent Bennett's trial adjournedupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 14:31:00

The trial of key Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett was adjourned in the Harare High Court Monday so the judge can deliberate the admissibility of evidence allegedly gathered through torture.

Zimbabwe judge orders opposition politician back to jailupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 01:51:00

A Zimbabwean court ordered a senior opposition politician back to jail Wednesday to await his trial, set to begin next week.

Morgan Tsvangirai: the great survivorupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 04:37:00

He rose to power on a wave of popular support, despite violent oppression. He has survived three assassination attempts, imprisonment, beatings and the tragic death of his wife. This week Morgan Tsvangirai, the Zimbabwean Prime Minister, speaks to CNN's African Voices.

Men accused of Mugabe overthrow plot releasedupdated: Wed May 13 2009 14:03:00

Three men charged with plotting to overthrow Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe were free on bail Wednesday.

Zimbabwe activists sent back to jailupdated: Tue May 05 2009 12:17:00

A Zimbabwean court Tuesday ordered 18 human rights and political activists back to jail after they were indicted on charges related to an alleged plan to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Tsvangirai rules out foul play in fatal crashupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 14:33:00

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai of Zimbabwe said Monday that he does not believe foul play was involved in a car wreck that killed his wife.

Tsvangirai: No foul playupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 14:33:00

Morgan Tsvangirai says there was no foul play involved in the crash that killed his wife. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Car-truck crash kills Zimbabwe prime minister's wife, injures himupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 19:06:00

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.

Zimbabwe judge to rule in opposition official caseupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 21:10:00

A Zimbabwe Supreme Court judge will decide Thursday whether the state should be allowed to further appeal a decision that would let a top opposition politician out on bail.

Zimbabwe's disunity governmentupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 21:10:00

Zimbabwe's unity government gets off to a rough start. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Zimbabwe court orders jailed politician freedupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 10:44:00

A Zimbabwe court has ordered the release on bail of a top opposition politician, but the country's attorney general immediately asked for seven days to decide whether it would appeal.

Zimbabwe PM meets political prisonersupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 09:54:00

Zimbabwe's former opposition leader spent his first full day as prime minister of the deeply troubled African nation Thursday, and called it "hectic."

Zimbabwe's parliament passes unity billupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 19:32:00

In a move that many hope signals the beginning of the end of the political and economic crises that have gripped Zimbabwe for months, the parliament Thursday unanimously passed a resolution to form a unity government with President Robert Mugabe and the opposition.

Zimbabwe cholera death toll nears 500updated: Tue Jan 13 2009 12:36:00

Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has killed nearly 500 people, according to the World Health Organization.

Zimbabwe activists must remain in jail, judge rulesupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 14:31:00

A leading Zimbabwean human rights activist must remain in custody until the Supreme Court decides whether the charges against her are valid, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Zimbabwe activists remain locked upupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 03:45:00

A court in Zimbabwe ordered 14 activists to remain in jail Wednesday, pending a Supreme Court hearing over their alleged participation in a plot to topple the government of President Robert Mugabe. Two other activists facing lesser charges were released.

Kidnappings harm Zimbabwe unity talksupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 23:06:00

A string of abductions in Zimbabwe has harmed the effort to form a unity government, and the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) might pull out of talks, a spokesman told CNN.

Zimbabwe court orders police to look for activistupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 13:48:00

The High Court of Zimbabwe has ordered police to make efforts to search for human rights activist Jestina Mukoko, who was allegedly abducted from her home a week ago, a human rights lawyer said Tuesday.

Zimbabwe govt. sued over cholera outbreakupdated: Sat Nov 29 2008 05:52:00

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.

Carter: Cholera-, inflation-ridden Zimbabwe 'a basket case'updated: Wed Nov 26 2008 15:44:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday that Zimbabwe is in shambles and warned that deaths from starvation and a cholera outbreak threaten to surge with the rainy season approaching.

Zimbabwe blocks delegationupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 19:41:00

CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports that a group of respected leaders is being refused entry into Zimbabwe.

Carter, Annan unable to visit to Zimbabweupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 19:41:00

A group including former U.N. chief Kofi Annan and former U.S. President Carter postponed a visit to Zimbabwe meant to highlight the country's humanitarian crisis after the government refused to cooperate, Annan said.

Time.com: More Zimbabwe Talks Fail updated: Tue Oct 28 2008 14:00:00

Mugabe clings to power against mounting odds

Zimbabwe leaders said to agree to power-sharing dealupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:55:00

A power-sharing deal has been reached between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, South African President Thabo Mbeki said.

Police seize opposition MPs in Zimbabweupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 05:24:00

Police in Zimbabwe arrested more opposition lawmakers Wednesday as President Robert Mugabe announced he would include opposition members in his new Cabinet.

Jeers open parliamentupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 05:24:00

Opposition members heckle Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as he speaks to parliament. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Time.com: Trying to Boo Mugabe Offstageupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 15:00:00

Zimbabwe's president is heckled and his speech drowned out after he orders the opposition-dominated parliament to assemble

Time.com: Zimbabwe Opposition Notches a Win updated: Mon Aug 25 2008 18:00:00

As power-sharing talks drag on, opponents of President Robert Mugabe gain control of the top job in Zimbabwe's parliament

Time.com: Zimbabwe Opposition Gets Major Winupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 11:00:00

Zimbabwe's opposition won the vote for speaker of the first parliament since disputed elections in March, claiming votes even from the party of President Robert Mugabe

Time.com: Mugabe Rival Held at Airportupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 13:35:00

With the government continuing to harass the opposition, power-sharing talks between Mugabe and Tsvangirai are no closer to resolution

Zimbabwe: Mugabe-Tsvangirai talks postponedupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 10:58:00

Power-sharing talks between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai have been postponed until Sunday, a Tsvangirai spokesman said.

Mbeki returns to Zimbabwe for more talksupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 08:01:00

South African President Thabo Mbeki is heading to Zimbabwe for talks with the country's president and the head of an opposition faction, the South African government announced Wednesday.

Zimbabwe rivals sign deal on talksupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 02:34:00

Zimbabwe's president and his main political rival have signed an agreement for formal talks.

Zimbabwe talks stallupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 07:35:00

Talks to end Zimbabwe's election crisis have hit a snag following the opposition leader's refusal to sign a framework agreement, an opposition party member said Thursday.

Zimbabwe opposition: 14 escape 'trumped up' chargesupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 07:48:00

A judge in Zimbabwe has cleared 14 opposition party members who were facing charges of inciting political violence, the Movement for Democratic Change said.

Zimbabwe avoids sanctionsupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 07:48:00

CNN's Richard Roth reports on the United Nation's big power showdown on zimbabwe sanctions.

Time.com: Why Mugabe and His Foe Are Talking updated: Thu Jul 10 2008 15:55:00

Neither Zimbabwe's regime nor its opposition can eliminate the other, but each has a very different idea of what a compromise would involve

Zimbabwe rivals start crisis talks in South Africaupdated: Thu Jul 10 2008 15:09:00

Talks aimed at finding a resolution to Zimbabwe's election dispute began in South Africa on Thursday, according to Ronnie Mamoepa, spokesman for the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Zimbabwe 'wanted' list deepens crisisupdated: Fri Jul 04 2008 09:10:00

Police in Zimbabwe said Friday they have put seven opposition members of parliament on a wanted list, a development that is likely to further dampen the possibility of talks between President Robert Mugabe and his rivals.

Mugabe stands firm on Zimbabwe voteupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 10:08:00

As the hours ticked down toward the opening of Friday's balloting, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe showed no indication that he would give in to demands to postpone the runoff election despite his challenger's dropping out.

Zimbabwe election turmoilupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 10:08:00

Robert Mugabe gears up for an election many call a sham. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports

Time.com: Mugabe's Victory by Violence updated: Mon Jun 23 2008 17:00:00

Opposition candidate Tsvangirai is terrorized into submission, leaving Zimbabweans little hope of ousting Mugabe

Time.com: Tsvangirai Pulls Out of Electionupdated: Sun Jun 22 2008 12:00:00

Claiming the upcoming vote "a violent sham," Zimbabwe's opposition leader departs, leaving Mugabe unchallenged

Zimbabwe judge rejects decision to ban opposition rallyupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 11:47:00

A judge in Zimbabwe's High Court overturned Saturday a police ban on an opposition rally scheduled for Sunday -- less than a week from the presidential runoff -- a lawyer for the opposition told CNN.

Zimbabwe opposition leader to be charged on Tuesdayupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 13:30:00

A jailed Zimbabwean opposition party official will be formally charged with treason and other offenses on Tuesday after "a lot of paperwork" delayed his court appearance on treason charges by a day, a police official said.

Mugabe warning as political turmoil deepensupdated: Sun Jun 15 2008 00:08:00

President Robert Mugabe reiterated militant warnings on Saturday as the deputy leader of Zimbabwe's main opposition party was brought to court on treason charges.

Official: Aid suspension imperils millions in Zimbabweupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 20:40:00

Millions of Zimbabweans face starvation as a result of the government's decision to suspend the work of aid organizations last week, an aid director said Saturday.

Time.com: Mugabe Foe: The Runoff Must Proceedupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 12:00:00

After two more detentions by Zimbabwe authorities, the opposition leader tells TIME that he and his followers do not expect a fair election, but that the fight for democracy will go on

Mugabe rival resumes campaign after detentionupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 06:18:00

Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of Zimbabwe's opposition, has returned to campaigning, agencies report, the day after he was detained by police for almost 10 hours.

Tsvangirai detainedupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 06:18:00

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has been detained, accused of holding an illegal rally.

Zimbabwe police release Mugabe rivalupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 02:13:00

Zimbabwe presidential contender Morgan Tsvangirai was released Wednesday after spending nearly 10 hours in police custody, a Tsvangirai spokesman said.

Bush condemns intimidation tactics in Zimbabweupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 07:58:00

U.S. President George Bush railed against the government of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe Monday, calling intimidation of opposition figures "deplorable."

Annan's efforts in Africaupdated: Sat May 31 2008 09:44:00

CNN's Becky Anderson talks with Kofi Annan about Zimbabwe's political power struggle in an exclusive interview.

Time.com: Victim's Fund Launched in Zimbabweupdated: Tue May 27 2008 16:00:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai launched a $300,000 fund Tuesday to help victims of politically motivated violence that he said has left 50 supporters dead

Zimbabwe run-off announced for end of Juneupdated: Fri May 16 2008 10:52:00

The run-off for Zimbabwe's presidential election will be held June 27, Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission said Friday.

Time.com: Journalists Under Siege in Zimbabweupdated: Sat May 10 2008 12:00:00

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

Journalists, lawyer arrested in Zimbabweupdated: Thu May 08 2008 18:09:00

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.

Zimbabwe opposition says post-election violence soars updated: Wed May 07 2008 11:46:00

Zimbabwe's opposition said post-election violence was increasing Wednesday, a day after the army denied unleashing attacks on critics in the southern African country.

Zimbabwe opposition stands firm against runoffupdated: Sat May 03 2008 22:08:00

The vice president of Zimbabwe's opposition party said top party officials on Saturday reaffirmed their decision not to participate in a runoff for president.

Time.com: Mugabe's Strategy for Victoryupdated: Fri May 02 2008 17:00:00

The election results are official: Mugabe lost, but gets a second chance in a runoff. With time to plan its counterattack, the regime looks likely to prevail

Runoff may not be credibleupdated: Fri May 02 2008 16:12:00

Human Rights Watch says a runoff in Zimbabwe won't be credible due to escalated violence. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Mugabe opponents: Election results 'illegal'updated: Fri May 02 2008 16:12:00

Political opponents of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe denounced Friday's presidential election results as "illegal" and said they stand by their stance that their leader won the race and that no runoff is necessary.

Time.com: Zimbabwe Opposition Offers to Shareupdated: Fri May 02 2008 11:00:00

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: More than 200 opposition supporters freedupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 09:47:00

Zimbabwe authorities Tuesday released nearly all of the opposition supporters who were detained last week, a Movement for Democratic Change lawyer said.

Time.com: Have Mugabe's Foes Turned the Tide?updated: Mon Apr 28 2008 18:00:00

Four weeks after a contested election and amid a campaign of violent intimidation, results of the presidential vote are about to be announced. And the opposition has new reason to hope

Zimbabwe recount may be done Mondayupdated: Sat Apr 26 2008 16:46:00

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.

U.S. envoy says Zimbabwe's Mugabe lostupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 18:57:00

A senior U.S. State Department official said Thursday she believes President Robert Mugabe lost the March 29 presidential election to opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Mass arrests claim by Zimbabwe oppositionupdated: Sun Apr 20 2008 07:16:00

Zimbabwe's opposition party Sunday said dozens of its members have been detained as authorities try to block the party's challenge to a recount of votes that could crush their claimed victory over President Robert Mugabe.

Time.com: Strike Fails to Shake Mugabeupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 17:00:00

An opposition protest action fizzles, as fear of violence and poverty discourages people from staying away from work

Zimbabwe braces for strike; summit takes on vote crisisupdated: Sat Apr 12 2008 22:57:00

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.

Time.com: Mugabe Digs In His Heels in Zimbabwe updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 14:00:00

By snubbing a regional summit on the crisis in his country, the autocrat signals his intention to fight the election verdict

Time.com: Mugabe Meets African Leadersupdated: Fri Apr 11 2008 08:50:00

Two weeks after facing off in Zimbabwe's election, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai will confront each other at an emergency meeting

Emergency summit to discuss Zimbabweupdated: Fri Apr 11 2008 03:52:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and the main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, are due at this weekend's emergency summit of southern African leaders, summoned by the president of neighboring Zambia, to discuss the electoral and political crisis, spokesmen for the two men said.

Zimbabwe election ruling 'delayed to Monday'updated: Thu Apr 10 2008 03:40:00

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.

Time.com: Mugabe's Foe: 'We Will Ease Him Out'updated: Wed Apr 09 2008 11:00:00

Q&A: Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai talks to TIME about Zimbabwe's "de facto military coup," and what lies ahead

Time.com: Mugabe Support, Violence Returns updated: Tue Apr 08 2008 15:45:00

Members of the opposition claim that Zimbabwe's "war veterans" are back and seeking retribution

Time.com: Mugabe Plays for Timeupdated: Mon Apr 07 2008 11:00:00

There's a real fear that pro-Mugabe mobs will embark on a campaign of violence designed to ensure he retains power

Zimbabwe opposition: Runoff risks violenceupdated: Sat Apr 05 2008 20:29:00

The opposition candidate who contends that he's the victor in Zimbabwe's presidential election says he doesn't want a runoff with President Robert Mugabe because he fears violence.

Time.com: Mugabe Opponent's Office Raidedupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 18:00:00

President Robert Mugabe's government raided the offices of the main opposition and rounded up foreign journalists Thursday, indicating he may use violence to stay in power

Time.com: Zimbabwe Ponders Life After Mugabe updated: Tue Apr 01 2008 19:00:00

Analysis: If its longtime President really is on his way out of power, the country could be headed for a rebirth

Zimbabwe observers point to runoff voteupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 02:09:00

Anxiety was growing in Zimbabwe early Tuesday, three days after people in the African nation went to the polls to elect a new president and parliament.

Time.com: A Zimbabwe Shock: Mugabe Losing?updated: Sun Mar 30 2008 18:00:00

That's what the opposition claims after Saturday's election. But fears of vote rigging run high as the first results come in

Opposition cries foul as Zimbabwe votesupdated: Sun Mar 30 2008 00:30:00

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.

Zimbabwe: Blacks to control firmsupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 06:28:00

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law that hands over majority ownership of all businesses to "indigenous" Zimbabweans.

Time.com: A New Challenge to Mugabe updated: Fri Feb 22 2008 14:00:00

A collapsing economy fuels a growing revolt within the top echelons of Zimbabwe's ruling party

Zimbabwe opposition says detainees mistreatedupdated: Sun May 27 2007 13:07:00

Zimbabwe police had mistreated some of the more than 200 opposition party members detained on Saturday, an opposition spokesman said Sunday.

Zimbabwe holds opposition membersupdated: Sat May 26 2007 11:38:00

(CNN) -- Police in Zimbabwe rounded up more than 200 members of the political opposition Saturday, according to a spokesman for the southern African nation's main opposition movement.

UK to continue Zimbabwe removalsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2005 11:12:00

UK Home Secretary Charles Clarke and Prime Minister Tony Blair have refused to back down and grant a general moratorium on returning failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe ruling party wins majorityupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 05:06:00

President Robert Mugabe's ruling party has secured a majority in Zimbabwe's parliamentary elections, according to partial results.

Zimbabwe opposition leads pollupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 23:38:00

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.

Mugabe - from hero to pariahupdated: Tue Mar 29 2005 04:17:00

There was a time when Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, was the hero of the nation and the darling of the West -- the man who over-rode the former Rhodesia's white colonial legacy and created a stable black majority democracy.

Mugabe's party attacks archbishopupdated: Mon Mar 28 2005 05:05:00

A spokesman for Robert Mugabe's party has branded a prominent Roman Catholic archbishop "a mad, inveterate liar" after he called for street protests aimed at overthrowing the long-time ruler.

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