Who did the United Nations pick to aid its World Tourism Organization? No, it's not Bono.
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.
Marketplace Africa gets exclusive access to the controversial Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe.
A judge fined six Zimbabwean human rights activists $500 each on Wednesday for watching footage of the Arab Spring protests and threatened to send them to prison for 10 months if they fail to pay up by Monday.
CNN's Zain Verjee talks to Zimbabwe's PM about the conviction of six people allegedly plotting to unseat Mugabe.
Sentencing has been delayed for six Zimbabweans convicted of conspiracy to commit public violence after they were caught watching footage of Arab Spring protests.
Two Zimbabweans describe the treatment they received after watching Arab Spring protest videos.
Six Zimbabweans arrested last year for watching footage of the Arab Spring protests were found guilty Monday of conspiracy to commit public violence.
CNN's Robyn Curnow gets a rare look inside the controversial Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe.
U.S. Chair of the Kimberley Process Gillian Milovanovic discusses KP's recent decision to allow Zimbabwe to sell diamonds.
The newly-appointed U.S. chair of the international diamond watchdog has called for a review of what constitutes a "blood diamond."
CNN's Errol Barnett travels to visits Livingstone, Zambia where investment in infrastructure is aiming to boost tourism.
The city of Livingstone, in Zambia, is located just 10 kilometers from the spectacular Victoria Falls. Its proximity to the falls makes it a tourist destination, but it also boasts an almost-forgotten past as the home of one of the oldest Jewish settlements in Africa.
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.
A tourist survives a fall after her bungee cord broke during a jump.
Video of a tourist plunging into the Zambezi River after her bungee cord snapped on New Year's Eve is enough to make anyone think twice before leaping from the Victoria Falls Bridge.
Venturing out on my first assignment for "Inside Africa" in Zambia was an absolute privilege. My goal is to discover unexpected stories, meet the most interesting people and reveal something special about where I am. In Livingstone, Zambia -- heat aside -- this was easy.
Creating a viral ad isn't as easy as grilling spicy chicken, but restaurant chain Nando's seems to have found the recipe for success.
Police in Zimbabwe said Monday 11 people -- including five children -- drowned when their boat capsized in strong winds on Christmas day evening.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is set to call for early elections. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
One of the founding members has pulled out of the process to guarantee the origin of diamonds. Robyn Curnow reports.
A major international environmental group is pulling out of the process to guarantee that diamonds do not come from conflict zones, saying the Kimberley Process had refused "to evolve and address the clear links between diamonds, violence and tyranny."
Zimbabwe's foreign minister is calling for reform of the United Nations Security Council following the "extrajudicial" killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
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.
The archbishop of Canterbury tries to heal rifts in the Anglican church of Zimbabwe, Nkepile Mabuse reports
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.
The Zimbabwe government will probe about 700 foreign-owned companies that have missed a deadline to tell the government how they will transfer their majority equity to indigenous people, risking "serious consequences," that include cancellation or suspension of their operating licenses, a government body official said Tuesday.
Zimbabwe will decide Tuesday what action to take against foreign-owned companies that have missed a deadline to tell the government how they will transfer their majority equity to indigenous Zimbabweans, a senior government official has said.
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.
Influential Zimbabwean general Solomon Mujuru has died in a fire, his body "burned beyond recognition," state radio reported Tuesday.
Computer hackers targeted the Zimbabwean stock exchange for the second time this week and used it as a phishing site, an official said Friday.
Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo has won the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story "Hitting Budapest."
Prosecutors in Zimbabwe dropped treason charges Monday against six activists accused of plotting an Egyptian-style uprising against President Robert Mugabe.
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 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.
They might have left their countries to earn themselves a living abroad but for millions of Africans their paychecks also provide a lifeline for their families left behind.
While several million Zimbabweans live and work abroad, a good deal of their earnings are making their way back home.
When Zimbabwean-born Brendah Nyakudya started raising funds to open nursery schools in South Africa's impoverished communities six years ago, she didn't expect that one day the project would secure her a spot at the most sought-after gathering of women on the continent.
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.
They might strike a nostalgic chord for music lovers with an ear for retro value but humble old cassette tapes are facing extinction in many parts of the world, left to wither in dusty closets in the era of MP3 players and digital downloads.
A group of Zimbabwe artists try and make a living at a busy intersection in Cape Town.
Some of the world's most troubled nations, including Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Iraq, are to take part in the prestigious Venice Biennale art exhibition from June 4.
Zimbabwe's parliament has ratified a 20-year $98 million loan from China to build a defense college, despite objections from members of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party that the poverty-stricken country should prioritize the spending in other ways.
Zimbabwe's High Court ordered the immediate release Tuesday of six former army officers accused of plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe.
As current events in Ivory Coast highlight, elections are hardly the knock-out cure for countries dealing with deep social divisions and long histories of armed conflict. They just as often produce the sort of violent confrontation currently ensuing between the forces of deposed Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo and newly elected president, Alassane Ouattara. In such situations, international responses have also typically made things worse.
CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on a Twitter activist who's waging a get out the vote campaign in Nigeria.
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 prime minister Thursday said the country will hold an election in "12 months" and he wants an outcome that can't be contested.
A new relationship with China is helping - if only a bit - to improve Zimbabwe's economy. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse explains.
Shunned by Western investors, economically ravaged Zimbabwe has turned its sights to the East to improve its finances.
Small web hosting firms are trying to poach customers from industry leader Go Daddy, which continues to suffer fallout after its CEO posted a video showing him killing an African elephant.
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.
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.
CNN's Robyn Curnow asks Zimbabwean Finance Minister Tendai Biti how he is steering the country onto a path of economic stability.
International investors looking to tap into Zimbabwe's economy should not be deterred by its political problems, the country's finance minister has said.
Co-hosts Sri Lanka became the first team to book a quarterfinal place at the Cricket World Cup after demolishing Zimbabwe by 139 runs on Thursday thanks to a superb all-round performance from Tillakaratne Dilshan.
Despite facing intense pressure from parts of the international community to relinquish power, the Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi can still count on the continued support of some prominent world leaders, say analysts.
Zimbabwean officials have said the government will create a fund that will take control of 51% of the country's mines to finance development.
A court in Zimbabwe ruled Monday that six of 45 political and civil society activists arrested last month on charges of plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe in a Tunisian-Egyptian style uprising face a trial on treason charges and could be executed if convicted.
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.
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.
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.
Dozens of political activists and union members rounded up in Zimbabwe last week faced a possible death sentence as prosecutors Wednesday accused them of plotting an Egyptian-style uprising against longtime President Robert Mugabe.
Police in Zimbabwe have arrested dozens of political activists and trade union members for allegedly plotting an Egyptian-style uprising in the southern African country.
Australia got their quest for a fourth-straight World Cup crown off to a solid start with a comfortable 91-run win over Zimbabwe in their opening game of the tournament.
China's foreign minister pushed Friday for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe, saying no country has a right to dictate the internal affairs of another nation, state-run media reported.
The attorney general in Zimbabwe has set up a team of lawyers to investigate whether Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai can be charged with treason or conspiracy related to revelations by the website WikiLeaks.
Zimbabwean immigrants living in South Africa have just a few days left to apply for visas that would allow them to stay in the country legally.
Zimbabweans living in South Africa have until the end of the year to get work and study permits, Nkepile Mabuse reports
The United States and other western powers appealed to Zimbabwe's tenuous power-sharing government to ensure a fair and free presidential vote, but officials said an election would not take place anytime soon.
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.
The wife of Zimbabwe's president has sued a Zimbabwean newspaper for $15 million following its publication of allegations that she was linked to and profited from illegal diamond sales in the southern African country.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria talks with U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen about the ramifications of another WikiLeaks docs release.
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."
Norwegian singer Camilla Romestrand fronts a U.K.-based band called Eddie The Gun
South African President Jacob Zuma has sent a delegation to neighboring Zimbabwe to rescue what appears to be a cracking power-sharing government formed last year by President Robert Mugabe and his former political foe, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
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.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has made an international appeal to solve Zimbabwe's "constitutional crisis" following President Robert Mugabe's unilateral appointment of some senior government officials, his party said Tuesday.
Zimbabwe's long-standing political conflict will not be resolved unless a fair election takes place, says Morgan Tsvangirai, the country's prime minister.
CNN's Robyn Curnow asks Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai if Zimbabwe is a safe bet for investment.
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.
Cricketer Henry Olonga tells CNN's Kate Giles about his protests in Zimbabwe and how life was in Zimbabwe.
He's the youngest ever cricketer to represent Zimbabwe at international level. He's also the first black cricketer to play for his country. But Henry Olonga's place in history does not rest solely on the brilliance of his bowling.
Zimbabwe launched its first multi-million dollar diamond sale this week since obtaining certification last month that the nation's precious stones are harvested humanely and are not "blood diamonds."
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.
An incident originally reported as a plane accident Thursday at the Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe was a drill, British and Zimbabwean officials said.
Zimbabwean journalist Trevor Ncube explains to CNN's Becky Anderson what new newspapers in Zimbabwe would mean.
Free speech activists in Zimbabwe are celebrating a breakthrough for press freedom with the unity government's decision to award licenses to four new daily newspapers.
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.
South African President Jacob Zuma is traveling to Zimbabwe on Tuesday to try to save that country's beleaguered unity government.
Hear the word "safari," and you might have visions of trekking through the bush in the heart of Africa, thousands of miles away from any sign of civilization, exhausted and grimy from several days'...
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