Senior party members and youth league leaders have clashed over who will take credit for President Robert Mugabe's expensive birthday gift.
A commemorative gold coin is to be launched at a fundraiser to mark Robert Mugabe's birthday, a rather apt illustration of Mugabe's two-faced legacy.
Robert Mugabe has said he had a "divine task" to lead Zimbabwe, shrugging off concerns about his health and fitness for office.
President Robert Mugabe will receive a set of gold and platinum coins valued at about $800 000 as a birthday gift from the Zanu-PF youth league.
Robert Mugabe may be under pressure to call it a day, but he still used his birthday party to tell people he was fit enough to go on leading Zimbabwe.
Robert Mugabe marked his 88th birthday with a trademark attack on gays and foreigners at a mass rally to celebrate the occasion.
Thousands of people gathered at a stadium in Zimbabwe's town of Mutare for celebrations to mark veteran President Robert Mugabe's 88th birthday.