Zimbabwe's President Mugabe, who signed an agreement to co-host a UN tourism conference, now has an honorary position as envoy, despite a long record of human rights abuses.
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm
The incident in Zimbabwe is part of a larger crackdown south of the Sahara on pro-democracy activists, many of whom have been inspired by Tunisia and Egypt.
03/01/2011 10:57 am
Prime Minister Tsvangirai could pull out, leading to early elections that would favor President Mugabe, whose far-reaching powers haven't yet been curbed by promised constitutional reform.
11/19/2010 08:30 am
After the Zimbabwe government paid North Korean sculptors $600,000 for two monuments honoring a Zimbabwe freedom fighter, fierce criticism led to their dismantlement.
10/01/2010 03:22 pm
01/30/2009 12:00 am
Zimbabwe's peace process is near collapse, amid accusations of guerrilla training camps and abductions of opposition party members.
12/19/2008 12:00 am
Air Force Commander Perrance Shiri was shot in the arm. President Robert Mugabe says it was an assassination attempt by opposition party members.
12/16/2008 12:00 am
The African Union is expected to discuss the issue in Egypt Monday, one day after Mugabe declared a 'sweeping victory' in Friday's presidential runoff, which was widely condemned as a sham.
06/30/2008 01:00 am
The second round of presidential voting was marked by violence and intimidation. Voters could vote only for President Mugabe.
06/27/2008 01:00 am