Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says vice-presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko are merely there so he can 'give them work to do'.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has fired Vice-President Joice Mujuru, less than a week after he hinted he would do so.
President Robert Mugabe will exercise his new-found powers to dump embattled Vice-President Joyce Mujuru and appoint two new vice-presidents.
President Robert Mugabe has a tight grip on his position as head of the ruling Zanu-PF, and played down suggestions that he should step down.
Zimbabwean Vice-President Joice Mujuru was a moderate who built up a good working relationship with those in commerce, and even the opposition.
At a key elective conference taking place this week, President Robert Mugabe said Zanu-PF cannot trust anyone who wants to work with the West.
A former leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans has been charged with "insulting" the president by claiming he planned to replace his deputy with his wife.
Zimbabwe's vice-president Joice Mujuru's failure to make it to Zanu-PF's central committee automatically excludes her and allies from next politburo.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has changed the Constitution of the ruling Zanu-PF party, giving him sole power to appoint a successor.
The vice-president is under pressure to step down before the Zanu-PF congress.
Zimbabwean vice-president Joice Mujuru has denied any involvement in a plot to assassinate the president, Robert Mugabe.
Top Zanu-PF party officials who support Zimbabwe vice president Joice Mujuru have been expelled, paving the way for Grace Mugabe to enter the fray.
While Zimbabwean officials deny vice-president Joice Mujuru's resignation, President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has embarked on a smear campaign.
Grace Mugabe on Thursday called on Vice President Joice Mujuru to resign from her position while also confirming she had presidential ambitions.
Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has announced her candidacy to succeed her husband, 90-year-old president Robert Mugabe, when he leaves office.
The 49-year-old Grace Mugabe, who is vying to become husband Robert Mugabe's successor, has threatened to expel the vice-president from the party.
Zimbabwe's first lady has state resources on tap. But will it be enough to win her the presidency?