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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.

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Zimbabweans found guilty of watching Arab Spring videosupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 19:00:00

Six Zimbabweans arrested last year for watching footage of the Arab Spring protests were found guilty Monday of conspiracy to commit public violence.

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.

Where are your diamonds from?updated: Mon Dec 05 2011 10:30:00

One of the founding members has pulled out of the process to guarantee the origin of diamonds. Robyn Curnow reports.

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 ally dies in fire at farm in Zimbabweupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 08:29:00

Influential Zimbabwean general Solomon Mujuru has died in a fire, his body "burned beyond recognition," state radio reported Tuesday.

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.

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.

Zimbabwe activists charged with treasonupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 14:56:00

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.

46 arrested for plotting Egyptian-style coup in Zimbabweupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 17:21:00

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Disunity in Zimbabweupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 15:31:00

Zimbabwe's unity government continues to be plagued by problems. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

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.

Tsvangirai's rise to powerupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 04:37:00

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's Prime Minister talks about his rise in politics and power sharing with Pres. Robert Mugabe.

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.

Jailed politician refuses Zimbabwe amnesty dealupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 08:59:00

Officials in Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's ruling party have offered to release imprisoned opposition leaders in exchange for a promise of amnesty covering the party's nearly 30-year rule, one jailed politician's wife said Wednesday.

Zimbabwe accuses new minister of terrorismupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 08:18:00

Roy Bennett, the former Zimbabwean opposition activist who was arrested Friday shortly before he was due to become a Cabinet minister, has been charged with conspiracy to commit banditry, sabotage and terrorism, his lawyer told CNN.

Zimbabwe arrests new government ministerupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 23:04:00

A Zimbabwean opposition party member was arrested just before he was to become the troubled country's deputy agriculture minister, the opposition Movement for Democratic change said.

Mugabe rivals to lead battle to fix economyupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 14:02:00

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has picked his party's secretary-general to hold the difficult and important post of finance minister, he said Tuesday.

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 activist: 'I feared for my life'updated: Fri Jan 16 2009 01:57:00

Zimbabwe's top human rights activist broke down twice in court Thursday, as she described her detention and alleged torture by state agents last month, saying "I feared for my life."

Opposition leader threatens to halt Zimbabwe unity talksupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 23:24:00

The man who would be Zimbabwe's prime minister under a power-sharing pact said Friday his party will withdraw from efforts to implement the unity government unless 42 abducted members of his party are freed by New Year's Day.

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.

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.

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's power-sharing deal takes tentative step forwardupdated: Sat Dec 13 2008 23:00:00

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe published a draft constitutional amendment in the government gazette Saturday, paving the way for the power-sharing agreement reached after violence disrupted this year's presidential election.

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.

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.

Capital lacks clean water, cholera kills hundreds in Zimbabweupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 14:36:00

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.

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 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

Tsvangirai voices frustration over stalled talksupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 13:42:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai expressed frustration Wednesday at deadlocked talks over a power-sharing agreement with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.

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

Mugabe clings to power against mounting odds

Zimbabwe talks delayed for a weekupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 19:02:00

Efforts to resolve Zimbabwe's political crisis remained stalled Monday, after the opposition Movement for Democratic Change Party said it would not attend talks in Swaziland, alleging its leader's necessary travel documents had been too long delayed.

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-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.

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.

Time.com: 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.

Time.com: Mugabe Pushes Back Against Zimbabwe Power-Sharing Deal updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 15:00:00

With the international community distracted by the financial crisis, Zimbabwe's embattled president backs away from sharing power

Time.com: 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

Source: Zimbabwe rivals bicker over powerupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 11:49:00

Zimbabwe's president and newly appointed prime minister are at loggerheads over ministerial appointments, three days after signing a power-sharing deal.

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.

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 parliament elects first opposition speakerupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 08:49:00

Zimbabwean lawmakers on Monday narrowly voted for Lovemore Moyo as speaker of the parliament -- making him the first opposition lawmaker to hold the position in the country's history.

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.

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.

Time.com: 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

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

Zimbabwe: Comrade Fatso blogs for CNNupdated: Sun Jun 29 2008 05:40:00

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Things are quiet today. The calm before a storm. The silence before swearing. In.

Bush wants more penalties for Zimbabwe after 'sham' voteupdated: Sat Jun 28 2008 23:36:00

Calling Zimbabwe's runoff presidential election a "sham," U.S. President George W. Bush said Saturday that he would push for additional sanctions against the country's government.

Opposition supporters claim torture in Zimbabweupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 22:46:00

With polls closed for a Zimbabwe runoff that opposition politicians and international observers call a sham, alleged torture victims who support former candidate Morgan Tsvangirai said Friday that they back his decision to pull out of the race.

Mugabe votesupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 22:37:00

Robert Mugabe casts his vote in Zimbabwe's one candidate presidential run-off election.

Opposition leader says voters forced to choose Mugabeupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 22:37:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said government supporters threatened Zimbabweans into voting for Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party Friday.

Harare woman: 'If you talk too much ... they hunt you down'updated: Wed Jun 25 2008 11:58:00

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.

Official: Mugabe wins re-election after opposition pulls outupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 00:01:00

Zimbabwe opposition candidate Morgan Tsvangirai said Sunday he would not participate in Friday's presidential runoff, provoking dismay from international observers and handing an apparent victory to President Robert Mugabe.

Time.com: Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Pulls Outupdated: Sun Jun 22 2008 11:00:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is pulling out of Friday's presidential runoff because of mounting violence

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: Mayor's wife killedupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 20:46:00

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.

Report: Fair Zimbabwe election impossibleupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 07:58:00

Violence and intimidation targeting Zimbabwe's opposition party -- the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) -- has "extinguished any chance of a free and fair" runoff election, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.

Mugabe restricts aidupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 07:58:00

Aid agencies say Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is starving his own people and using aid as a political weapon.

Annan: Mugabe rivals must work with Zanu-PF updated: Thu May 29 2008 09:01:00

Zimbabwe opposition leaders must be willing to work alongside Robert Mugabe's party -- even if they unseat him in an upcoming presidential run-off vote, former U.N. chief Kofi Annan says.

Zimbabwe assassination plot: Finger pointed at militaryupdated: Mon May 19 2008 07:09:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has accused the government of President Robert Mugabe of orchestrating a plot to assassinate its leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Zimbabwe voting round 2updated: Mon May 19 2008 07:09:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader prepares to fight Mugabe in a runoff. Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Mugabe rival fears 'assassination' plotupdated: Sat May 17 2008 10:52:00

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has canceled his return to Harare from South Africa after receiving information from a "credible source" about what his party said was a planned assassination.

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: 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

Official: Mugabe will retain power if no run-off voteupdated: Thu May 01 2008 15:34:00

Zimbabwe's ruling and main opposition parties began meeting with the country's electoral commission Thursday to verify the results of the March 29 presidential election.

Zimbabwe pleads at U.N.updated: Thu May 01 2008 15:34:00

CNN's Richard Roth reports from the United Nations on attempts to break the deadlock in Zimbabwe.

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.

Tsvangirai: U.N. must act on Zimbabweupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 01:24:00

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called for the United Nations to set up a criminal court to prosecute those guilty of violence in the aftermath of the stalled election in his troubled country.

Zimbabwe opposition fail in legal bidupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 10:51:00

Zimbabwe's High Court ruled Monday that it would not force the troubled African country's electoral commission to release the results of the March 29 presidential vote, two journalists at the court told CNN.

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.

Runoff OK, says Zimbabwe ruling partyupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 21:36:00

Zimbabwe's ruling party said Friday that President Robert Mugabe would be willing to face Morgan Tsvangirai in a runoff election.

Tsvangirai denies talks with Mugabeupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 02:32:00

Despite increasing calls from the international community to release election results, Zimbabwe has yet to provide any data on the presidential race three days after voters went to the polls.

Zimbabwe pushed for quick release of election resultsupdated: Sun Mar 30 2008 20:15:00

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.

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.

Time.com: Could Mugabe Lose His Election?updated: Sat Mar 29 2008 03:00:00

Even if Zimbabwe's leader wins in this weekend's polling, a revolt within his party may be laying the seeds for his downfall

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

Mugabe faces double challenge to presidencyupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 15:08:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition group Wednesday said they will participate in presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for March.

Slow start for Zimbabwe strikeupdated: Thu Jun 09 2005 10:29:00

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.

Mugabe wins big change mandateupdated: Sat Apr 02 2005 02:03:00

President Robert Mugabe's party has won enough seats to secure a two-thirds parliamentary majority and so change the constitution, according to news agency reports on Saturday.

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.

Long lines mark Zimbabwe electionupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 00:11:00

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.

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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