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Police: Lawmaker jailed for gay accusation against Mugabe updated: Thu Dec 22 2011 13:35:00

A Zimbabwean legislator will spend Christmas in jail after being arrested for allegedly describing President Robert Mugabe as "a gay who sleeps around," police said Thursday.

Mugabe rules out retiring before elections next year updated: Sat Dec 10 2011 21:14:00

President Robert Mugabe scoffed Saturday at calls for him to retire, saying he will remain in power until his Zanu PF party wins elections he has called for next year to end the country's power-sharing government.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai urge end to political violenceupdated: Sun Nov 13 2011 22:28:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai asked their respective parties to shun violence on Friday, a rare expression of unity between the political rivals.

Mugabe travel to Singapore costs millions, figures showupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 14:26:00

Costly and frequent travels to Singapore by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe for medication were justified because the 87-year-old might be having "complications," his political rival and Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday.

Anglican archbishop meets Mugabe over persecution allegationsupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 15:52:00

Rowan Williams, the leader of the worldwide Anglican communion, sat down for a meeting with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Williams' spokesman, David Brownlie-Marshall, said Monday.

Mugabe's party says WikiLeaks claim that president has cancer is falseupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 03:58:00

President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party dismissed Monday a "confidential" cable released by WikiLeaks that claims the Zimbabwean leader has cancer.

In Zimbabwe, not enough money for electionsupdated: Sun Jul 17 2011 11:16:00

Zimbabwe's electoral commission is not able to conduct the country's elections this year unless it gets a cash injection from the government, a state-owned weekly newspaper reported Sunday.

Zimbabwe officer who used Mugabe's toilet awaits word on his fateupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 13:23:00

A police officer in Zimbabwe who has languished at a police detention barracks for a month for using a toilet reserved for President Robert Mugabe will learn his fate at end of this week following an appeal to his boss.

2010: Mugabe lashes out at Westupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 13:23:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe makes threats to take over all foreign companies. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.

Dispute settled, Zimbabwe returns to preparing constitutionupdated: Sat May 14 2011 15:14:00

Zimbabwe's efforts to write a new constitution resumed Saturday after the two parties now sharing power reached an agreement on how to weigh comments gathered from the public, officials said.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in Rome for John Paul II's beatificationupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 11:50:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arrived in Rome for the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II, airport officials said Saturday, despite his EU-wide travel ban for alleged human rights abuses.

Government takeover of companies in Zimbabwe to proceed, Mugabe saysupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 02:02:00

President Robert Mugabe said Thursday that Zimbabwe will go ahead with the takeover of foreign-owned companies, a scheme that has rattled investors, and warned Western countries to stop interfering in his country's affairs.

Protesters clash with police in Zimbabweupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 11:46:00

Thousands of protesters demonstrating against the escalating violence in Zimbabwe were met with tear gas and batons near the capital on Saturday, as the rift within the African nation's "unity government" continued to widen.

Zimbabwe sanctions to remain in place, says U.S. officialupdated: Fri Mar 04 2011 13:55:00

Washington has ruled out lifting sanctions on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his inner circle until the regime shows a greater respect for human rights, said a U.S. official visiting the southern African nation Friday.

Washington concerned over torture allegations in Zimbabweupdated: Fri Mar 04 2011 09:50:00

The United States expressed concern Thursday about recent arrests in Zimbabwe of political and civil society activists and allegations by their lawyer that some of them were tortured.

Defense attorney: Jailed Zimbabwe activists beaten by authoritiesupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 15:13:00

Political activists and union members arrested in Zimbabwe last week and accused of plotting an Egyptian-style uprising against longtime President Robert Mugabe were beaten by state security agents, their attorney said Thursday.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai: We'll work togetherupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 09:16:00

President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai say that despite being "at each other's throats," they will continue working together in Zimbabwe's coalition government until elections are held.

Zimbabwe's president threatens 'revenge' against Western companiesupdated: Fri Dec 17 2010 16:32:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe threatened Friday to seize all Western-owned investments in the country unless their governments remove targeted sanctions imposed on him and his senior ZANU-PF party members.

WikiLeaks release dangerous?updated: Mon Nov 29 2010 19:40:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria talks with U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen about the ramifications of another WikiLeaks docs release.

WikiLeaks: U.S. ambassador on Mugabe, 'The End is Nigh'updated: Mon Nov 29 2010 19:40:00

More than three years ago, the outgoing U.S. ambassador in Zimbabwe, Christopher W. Dell, wrote a valedictory note about the government of President Robert Mugabe. It was titled simply "The End is Nigh."

Zimbabwe prime minister rejects president's appointeesupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 15:42:00

Zimbabwe's prime minister said Thursday he will not recognize President Robert Mugabe's appointments for attorney general and other positions, setting off a potential constitutional crisis.

Zimbabwe won't prosecute those behind 2008 violenceupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 11:41:00

Zimbabwe's president on Monday ruled out prosecuting those behind the 2008 violence and killings that engulfed the country and accounted for about 200 deaths.

Mugabe urges peace as Zimbabwe turns 30updated: Mon Apr 19 2010 05:43:00

President Robert Mugabe denounced violence and urged Zimbabweans to focus on rebuilding the country in a speech that marked the nation's 30 years of independence from Britain.

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 slams U.S., Western 'filthy antics'updated: Fri Sep 25 2009 11:47:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe used his address to the U.N. General Assembly Friday to slam sanctions imposed against him and others in his regime, blaming them for worsening the plight of people in his country.

Mugabe: Stop filthy anticsupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 11:47:00

Speaking to the U.N. General Assembly, Zimbabwe's president calls for Security Council reform and an end to sanctions.

Profile: Who is Robert Mugabe?updated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:24:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who is scheduled to give a rare interview to CNN's Christiane Amanpour Thursday, is one of the most controversial world leaders of recent times.

Despite unity deal, Zimbabwe struggles to confront problemsupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 15:31:00

Zimbabwe's fragile power-sharing deal faces an uncertain future, one year after an agreement was signed between President Robert Mugabe and his political rival Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

Mugabe meets EU officials, says meeting 'quite friendly'updated: Sat Sep 12 2009 12:47:00

A European Union delegation met Saturday with Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who said the parties had established a "good rapport."

Mugabe pardons 1,500 prisoners to ease jail congestionupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 09:54:00

Congestion in Zimbabwe's prisons is set to ease a bit after President Robert Mugabe acceded to pleas by prison authorities to pardon more than 1,500 prisoners.

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.

Mugabe ally implicated in Zimbabwe farm seizuresupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 15:01:00

Farmers are implicating a close ally of President Robert Mugabe's in the latest round of farm seizures in Zimbabwe in which Mugabe loyalists take over white-owned farms.

Mugabe seeks aid for wrecked economyupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 12:08:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe pleaded Thursday for aid to help revive the country's battered economy, which analysts say he is responsible for wrecking.

Mugabe parties in hungry landupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 20:33:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe eats birthday cake while his nation starves, as CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Mugabe hosts lavish party despite national crisisupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 20:33:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was celebrating his 85th birthday with a lavish all-day party Saturday despite the fact that the country is gripped by an economic and health crisis.

Jailed Zimbabwe activist misses swear-inupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 12:40:00

One of Zimbabwe's top opposition politicians remained in police custody Thursday as his fellow deputy ministers were being sworn in to join the new unity government led by President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's new unity governmentupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 05:42:00

New power-sharing government to be sworn in.

Opposition: Mugabe party trying to sink power-sharing dealupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 10:11:00

Zimbabwe's opposition said Tuesday that President Robert Mugabe's party has begun to backtrack on the inclusive government set to form next week and is dithering on discussions of contentious issues.

Zimbabwe power-share talks break downupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 21:24:00

Talks among regional African leaders failed Monday to resolve a long-standing power-sharing dispute between embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Opposition: No 'suicide' deal with Mugabeupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 10:35:00

Zimbabwe's opposition said Sunday that it will not "commit political suicide" by entering into a government with President Robert Mugabe without the power to deliver change, food and jobs.

Zimbabwe: Rights activist is 'threat to society'updated: Wed Jan 14 2009 05:12:00

A top Zimbabwean human rights activist facing charges of recruiting people for insurgency training and terrorist bombings is a "threat to society" and must remain in custody, the country's attorney general said.

U.N.: Zimbabwe cholera deaths nearly 1,000updated: Tue Jan 13 2009 12:19:00

The number of cholera deaths in Zimbabwe is approaching 1,000, according to U.N. figures published Monday.

Zimbabwe: Cholera is genocide by UKupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 12:13:00

The number of cholera deaths in Zimbabwe is approaching 1,000, according to U.N. figures published Monday. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said 978 people have died and 18,413 suspected cases have been recorded. U.N. figures have been compiled since August.

MDC: Mugabe issues passport to rivalupdated: Sun Dec 28 2008 08:47:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's government has issued a new passport to opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, according to a senior official with Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change party.

Long road home for Zimbabweansupdated: Sat Dec 27 2008 19:06:00

Many Zimbabweans make the tough journey home to visit friends and loved ones for the holidays. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.

Jailed Zimbabwe activists caught in legal battleupdated: Sat Dec 27 2008 12:54:00

Zimbabwean police are in contempt of court for failing to follow a judge's order to release jailed members of the opposition, attorneys for the activists said.

Zimbabwe police ignore order to release activistsupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 08:22:00

Police in Zimbabwe appear to be disregarding a High Court order to release members of the opposition in their custody, a lawyer representing them said Thursday.

Mugabe: U.S. and West are 'stupid and foolish'updated: Tue Dec 23 2008 09:01:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe described the U.S. government and Western nations as "quite stupid and foolish" Tuesday for trying to be involved in the African country's affairs.

U.S. says Mugabe must goupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 09:01:00

Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on the pressure for Robert Mugabe to step down.

Diplomat: U.S. no longer supports Zimbabwe power-share dealupdated: Sun Dec 21 2008 16:01:00

The United States no longer supports a power-sharing deal between Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and the country's main opposition because a viable unity government is not possible with Mugabe in power, a top U.S. diplomat said Sunday.

Zimbabwe unity crisisupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 23:24:00

Zimbabwe's government is facing trouble and president Mugabe insists his country is fine. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.

Zimbabweans on Mugabe's futureupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 03:05:00

CNN's Atika Shubert meets one man living in London, doing what he can to topple the government of Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe: Opposition training for warupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 03:05:00

A key ally of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Monday accused the opposition of training for armed rebellion.

'It's time for Mugabe to go'updated: Fri Dec 12 2008 11:05:00

The U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe scolds the African country's president, Robert Mugabe, during a briefing.

Mugabe 'needs to go,' U.S. saysupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 10:13:00

President Robert Mugabe is "out of touch" with the magnitude of the cholera crisis gripping his country and should step down, the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe said Thursday.

Mugabe under fire to resignupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 16:27:00

As cholera kills hundreds in Zimbabwe, calls increase for President Robert Mugabe to resign. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.

EU looks to increase pressure on Mugabeupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 05:52:00

The European Union's foreign policy chief has called for increased political pressure to force Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe to step down, as the country's humanitarian crisis worsens.

Kenya PM calls for troops to 'dislodge' Zimbabwe's presidentupdated: Sun Dec 07 2008 10:33:00

The prime minister of Kenya Sunday called for troops to "dislodge" Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the country's humanitarian crisis worsens.

Rice: 'Well past time' for Mugabe's rule to endupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 10:33:00

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday the cholera outbreak that has killed nearly 600 people in Zimbabwe is the latest sign that President Robert Mugabe's rule over the country must end.

Mugabe hints at Cabinet without oppositionupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 04:11:00

President Robert Mugabe hinted he may form a Cabinet without the opposition and call for early elections in Zimbabwe to resolve the impasse over a stalled power-sharing deal.

Zimbabwe summit failsupdated: Mon Nov 10 2008 06:07:00

Zimbabwe's opposition leader calls a regional summit on his country a failure. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

No aid for Zimbabweansupdated: Mon Nov 10 2008 02:38:00

Zimbabweans without aid turn to a diet of wild fruit. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports More Zimbabwe Talks Fail updated: Tue Oct 28 2008 14:00:00

Mugabe clings to power against mounting odds

Paid in food and fuelupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 11:04:00

Professionals in Zimbabwe are paid in food and fuel in an economy that is near collapse. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports

Zimbabwe power-share talks resume Wednesdayupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 11:03:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and political rival Morgan Tsvangirai failed to reach an agreement Tuesday over new fissures in their power-sharing deal signed last month, despite hours of negotiations.

Victim of violenceupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 11:03:00

CNN 's Nkepile Mabuse talks with a victim of political violence in Zimbabwe who says what he went through was not worth it.

Zimbabwe power-sharing talks stallupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 11:02:00

Power-sharing talks in Zimbabwe have stalled, with the government and main opposition parties unable to agree on the distribution of ministries. Zimbabwe's Mugabe Lays Claim to Key Ministriesupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 15:00:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, locked in a standoff with the opposition in power-sharing talks, went ahead Saturday and laid claim to all key ministries as he tries to retain his iron grip on the nation

Fury as Mugabe party gets key ministriesupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 07:36:00

Robert Mugabe's political rivals Saturday accused the Zimbabwean president of "ambush" in allocating key ministries to his own party in defiance of a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending political turmoil in the country. UN Food Program Finds Hunger in Rural Zimbabweupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 15:00:00

Some rural Zimbabweans facing one of the hungriest years they could remember have been forced to live on a meal a day and in some cases only on wild fruits, the U.N. food aid agency said Thursday Zimbabwe's Mugabe to Address UNupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 06:00:00

Zimbabwe's president is only four Cabinet posts away from carrying out a power-sharing agreement with the opposition, he said in an interview ahead of his Thursday address to the U.N. General Assembly Bumpy Road for Zimbabwe's Power-Sharing Dealupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 17:00:00

Forced to share power, Mugabe and Tsvangirai fail to agree on how. And fighting words from the President raise the specter of violence

A Deal In Zimbabwe?updated: Tue Sep 16 2008 10:43:00

CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports from Zimbabwe that a power sharing deal has apparently been struck between political rivals. Can Zimbabwe's Shotgun Marriage Work? updated: Mon Sep 15 2008 14:40:00

Doubts linger over how President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will share power, but most Zimbabweans are welcoming an end to the post-election crisis Zimbabwe Power-Sharing Deal Signedupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 06:00:00

President Robert Mugabe and opposition leaders have signed a deal that would see Zimbabwe's autocratic president of nearly three decades cede some power A Breakthrough in Zimbabweupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 01:00:00

Mugabe and Tsvangirai agree to share power. Just how remains to be seen, but it's the best news the long-suffering country has had in a decade

Zimbabwe rivals in power-sharing talksupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 07:28:00

Power-sharing talks in Zimbabwe entered their second day Tuesday amid reports they might collapse if President Robert Mugabe does not concede to opposition demands.

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.

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. 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

Mugabe heckled at Zimbabwe parliament openingupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 11:07:00

Opposition members booed and heckled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as he spoke at the opening of the country's parliament Tuesday, making clear they do not recognize his legitimacy. 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

Fortune: The world's worst inflationupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 17:00:00

If purchased on the newsstand in Zimbabwe, the issue of Fortune you're holding would have cost you 270,543,825,555 Zimbabwean dollars. But don't worry about pulling your Weimar-era wheelbarrows out of storage. As of July you could pay for your magazine with three newly issued $100 billion bills.

Hundreds of protesters greet Mugabe at summitupdated: Sat Aug 16 2008 07:59:00

African leaders gathered for a weekend summit in South Africa on Saturday as hundreds protested nearby, angry at the inclusion of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. 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

Official: Mugabe agrees power-share deal without Tsvangiraiupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 20:15:00

Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe signed a power-sharing deal with the opposition party's breakaway faction, his party said Tuesday, though Mugabe's opponents denied the claim.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai back in power-sharing talksupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 16:39:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai returned to power-sharing negotiations Monday afternoon with several "sticking points" left to resolve.

Zimbabwe rivals' power-share talks to resume Mondayupdated: Sun Aug 10 2008 23:10:00

After several hours of power-sharing negotiations, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai adjourned the talks early Monday -- apparently without reaching a deal. A Power Failure in Zimbabwe's Talksupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 13:00:00

Global pressure may have forced Mugabe's government to the bargaining table, but the regime is not ready to offer an acceptable deal to the opposition

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.

Zimbabwean rivals agree to talkupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 12:01:00

Zimbabwe embarks on a road to peace as President Mugabe and opposition leader Tsvangarai agree to talk. Breakthrough in Zimbabwe: Let's Talk updated: Mon Jul 21 2008 16:00:00

Mugabe and Tsvangirai agree to negotiate, making way for a possible end to the country's crisis. But obstacles remain Zimbabwe's 'Power-Sharing' Realityupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 14:00:00

The nation's beaten down opposition may end up being forced to accept what it swears is unacceptable: A power-sharing deal

Violence continues in Zimbabweupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 19:15:00

CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports brutal violence continues in Zimbawe while Robert Mugabe attends the AU Summit.

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.

Russia, China veto U.N. sanctions on Zimbabweupdated: Sat Jul 12 2008 02:02:00

Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution Friday that would have imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's longtime president, Robert Mugabe, and 11 senior members of his government. 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

Mbeki brokers meeting of Mugabe, MDC factionupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 22:00:00

South African President Thabo Mbeki met Saturday with Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and members of a breakaway opposition faction, the South African Foreign Affairs Department said.

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