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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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's long-standing political conflict will not be resolved unless a fair election takes place, says Morgan Tsvangirai, the country's prime minister.
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.
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.
Twenty-two people, mainly children below the age of 5, have died of measles in Zimbabwe, the country's state media reported.
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.
New film, "The Positive Ladies Soccer Club" is about a group of HIV+ women in one of Zimbabwe's poorest township
Somebody told me about a group of HIV positive ladies in the Epworth Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in Zimbabwe who had formed a football team and every time they won a match, they would march through the clinic in their football jerseys singing uplifting songs in order to inspire other HIV-infected people like them.
Zimbabwe's education system is beginning to battle back from years of neglect and an exodus of teachers.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports from Zimbabwe where teachers and students struggle to overcome.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, in a rare interview Thursday, depicted himself as an African hero battling imperialism and foreign attempts to oust him rather than the widespread perception of a dictator clinging to power at the expense of the welfare of his people and country.
Zimbabwe appears to be showing signs of recovery, but it is starting back from a very low base.
President Robert Mugabe's controversial land reform program is widely blamed for destroying Zimbabwe's once-thriving agricultural sector.
Zimbabwe's unity government continues to be plagued by problems. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
The "humanitarian situation remains serious" in Zimbabwe amid cholera, starvation and a continuing economic crisis, a United Nations official said Wednesday at a World Humanitarian Day ceremony in Harare.
Authors Alexandra Fuller and Petina Gappah tell different stories of their home country of Zimbabwe.
This week on African Voices, two Zimbabwean writers share their own very personal experiences and recollections of their homeland.
Illegal diamond mining by Zimbabwean troops is leading to bloodshed and attacks against civilians, said a global watchdog group formed to cut the flow of so-called "blood diamonds."
The worst cholera outbreak in Africa in 15 years has killed more than 4,000 Zimbabweans, and the crisis threatens to worsen when the rainy season hits, the U.N. Children's Fund said Thursday.
A senior World Bank official announced Monday that Zimbabwe will get a $22 million grant to help the country's battered economy.
Two Zimbabwe journalists charged with publishing articles that could hurt the credibility of law-enforcement agencies were free on bail Tuesday.
Zimbabwe's new finance minister Wednesday complained that President Robert Mugabe's government is running on taxes and duties paid on beer and cigarettes.
Zimbabwe's prime minister believes the driver of the truck that struck his car, killing his wife, deliberately drove toward them, his party told CNN.
The International Monetary Fund has announced it will send a fact-finding mission to poverty-stricken Zimbabwe next week to assess the nation's "economic situation and prospects."
Cholera, food shortages and reports of abductions and torture plague Zimbabwe. Nkepile Mabuse reports.
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.
A band of disabled musicians from Zimbabwe hopes their message inspires hope. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
Her powerful voice resonates through the music hall, delivering an unlikely message of hope.
Zimbabwe's new prime minister on Sunday called the country's economic situation "dire and serious" and asked the international community for help.
The political crisis that has gripped Zimbabwe for nearly a year may be drawing to an end, but a deadly cholera outbreak there is only getting worse.
The United Nations said Saturday that it will conduct a humanitarian mission in Zimbabwe in the wake of a raging cholera outbreak.
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 slashed 12 zeros from its currency as hyperinflation continued to erode its value, the country's central bank announced Monday.
More than 60,000 people have now been infected with cholera in Zimbabwe, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Zimbabwe's main opposition party said Friday it will join a unity government next month if President Robert Mugabe's government meets its demands.
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