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Summary.     Click for More > West blasts 'flawed' election Commonwealth suspended Zimbabwe Mugabe rival charged with treason 36 students burnt to death in crash Farmers defy deadline Mugabe tells white farmers to go  President has told white farmers defying an eviction order to quit the country Mugabe dissolves cabinet  President, who won controversial presidential elections in March, would work on a new team on weekend Mugabe appoints 'war cabinet' Zimbabwe tensions hit Earth Summit Deadline over, no arrests Farmers, judge held Opposition MP found dead Mugabe slams oil companies
MDC blocks ban on election monitors Mugabe gets new powers  Parliament has approved 2 of the 3 controversial measures which President wants to use in his re-election campaign Fury at media curbs EU agrees Zimbabwe sanctions   Mugabe opponent accused of treason  Morgan Tsvangirai is to face charges of offence punishable by death - over an alleged plot to assassinate President Presidential elections started Zimbabweans flock to crucial poll Vote 'extended' Mugabe nears election victory Mugabe wins 'rigged' poll
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  President has won a fifth term in office amid accusations of ballot irregularities and ruling party violence
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MDC blocks ban on election monitors  Justice minister plans to push controversial laws through parliament   Mugabe gets new powers


January 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jan.7  Draconian laws debates
Jan.8  
Jan.9  Army weighs in against Mugabe foe
Jan.10  
  Parliament has approved 2 of the 3 controversial measures which President wants to use in his re-election campaign
 Mugabe faces international censure Jan.14  Zimbabwe set to pass media law Jan.20  Violence at opposition rally Jan.29  UK urges Zimbabwe suspension Jan.31   Fury at media curbs  Britain and the US have strongly condemned a bill passed by parliament to restrict media coverage of presidential elections

February 2002 ... more > Top ^
Feb.4  EU observers arrive Feb.5  Freed reporter 'unbroken' Feb.14  Zimbabwe approves EU observers Feb.18   EU agrees Zimbabwe sanctions
  The European Union will impose sanctions on Zimbabwe's ruling elite and will pull its election observers out of the country  Zimbabwe attacks EU sanctions Feb.19  First EU observers leave Zimbabwe  US plans Zimbabwe sanctions Feb.25     Mugabe opponent accused of treason
  Morgan Tsvangirai is to face charges of offence punishable by death - over an alleged plot to assassinate President
 Mugabe rival brushes off treason charges Feb.26  More Mugabe opponents charged Feb.27  Court declared electoral law 'illegal'

March 2002 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Commonwealth split over Zimbabwe Mar.2  Commonwealth rift over Zimbabwe Mar.3  Summit strikes Zimbabwe deal Mar.5  Security forces rigging vote Mar.6  Mugabe rivals mount legal challenge Mar.7  Last day of campaigning Mar.8  Mugabe accused of fixing poll     Presidential elections started  President Robert Mugabe faces a strong challenge from Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition MDC Mar.9     Zimbabweans flock to crucial poll  Voting is proceeding slowly presidential election, with long lines of thousands of voters outside many polling stations  Slow vote enters day two Mar.10   Vote 'extended'  High Court has ruled that the presidential election should continue for a third day. Justice Minister would appeal Mar.11  Chaos threatens poll  Election ends in confusion Mar.12 Observers condemn poll     Mugabe nears election victory  President has a clear lead over opposition challenger Tsvangirai with more than 80% of votes counted Mar.13     Mugabe wins 'rigged' poll
  President has won a fifth term in office amid accusations of ballot irregularities and ruling party violence
    West blasts 'flawed' election  The US and Britain condemned the result of elections, while some African countries have welcomed Mugabe's victory Mar.14 Commonwealth condemned election Mar.15 Media curbs enacted Mar.17 Mugabe sworn in; pledges land reform African leaders set for Harare talks Mar.18 Commonwealth to decide on Zimbabwe Mar.19     Commonwealth suspended Zimbabwe
  Trade unions have called the strike in protest at the harassment of pro-opposition workers Mar.20     Mugabe rival charged with treason  Morgan Tsvangirai denies plotting to kill President, who defeated him in a election 10 days ago Mar.26  Aussies abandon Zimbabwe tour

April 2002 ... more > Top ^
Apr.5 Hundreds arrested
Protesters warned Apr.30 State of disaster as famine looms

May 2002 ... more > Top ^
May.17 Police chief flouts EU ban
May.27 AIDS emergency declared

June 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jun.10   36 students burnt to death in crash  Bus with trainee teachers collided with a truck near the central town of Masvingo Jun.23 Whites 'must stop farming'
Jun.24 Farmers to defy edict

July 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jul.15 Reporter cleared and expeled
Jul.22 EU extends Zimbabwe sanctions

August 2002 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1 Mugabe retaliates against sanctions
Aug.7 $34m EU aid package Aug.8 Court boost for farmers   Farmers defy deadline  2000 whites are awaiting the government's next move after they defied a deadline to leave their land or face eviction Aug.10 Government warns farmers to quit Aug.12     Mugabe tells white farmers to go
  President has told white farmers defying an eviction order to quit the country
Mugabe reforms 'threaten disaster' Aug.14 Second farm occupied Aug.17 Over 80 farmers arrested Aug.18 130 white farmers arrested Aug.20 White farmers 'quit land' Aug.23   Mugabe dissolves cabinet
  President, who won controversial presidential elections in March, would work on a new team on weekend
Aug.26   Mugabe appoints 'war cabinet'
  President has sworn in a cabinet to fight opposition from Britain and its allies as well as the country's economic problems Aug.28 54 farm seizures halted Aug.29 Harare radio station bombed

September 2002 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2   Zimbabwe tensions hit Earth Summit
  Mugabe lashed out at his critics, especially Tony Blair. President said Zimbabwe had fought hard for sovereignty Sep.8     Deadline over, no arrests  A new deadline for white farmers to quit their properties and make way for landless blacks expired Sep.12 Land policy toughened
Sep.13   Farmers, judge held  12 white farmers have been arrested for defying orders to leave their land to make way for new black settlers

October 2002 ... more > Top ^
Oct.22   Opposition MP found dead  Learnmore Jongwe, charged with murdering his wife, has been found dead in his prison cell

November 2002 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Mugabe slams oil companies  President will deregulate fuel imports and demand oil companies supply gas from their external hard currency reserves

December 2002 ... more > Top ^
Dec.19  Green light to stage matches during Cup Dec.28  Pressure grows for Zimbabwe decision