The elections would include both presidential and legislative contests. But critics say that too many political issues remain unresolved for elections to be fairly held in March.
Found guilty for conspiracy to commit violence, six Zimbabwe activists are given fines and community service. Opposition members see beginning of crackdown ahead of elections.
Youths aligned with President Mugabe's ZANU PF party have begun a new wave of land seizures, attacking white and foreign-owned companies and damaging one of the few functioning parts of the economy.
President Robert Mugabe is 'preparing for war,' according to the main opposition leader.