Zanu-PF faces the difficult task of appeasing its supporters, who have been left fuming over Green Fuel's expansion.
New requirements may prove to be an unassailable hurdle for Vice-President Joice Mujuru's opponents.
Political manoeuvring has cleared a path to the December elective congress for the vice-president.
The arrest of Baba Jukwa has triggered sharp divisions among security forces in Zimbabwe.
The emergence of hate language betrays the party's historical means of silencing dissent.
Priorities such as sorting out the economy will be set aside as Zimbabwe focuses on preparing for Zanu-PF's elective congress.
The editor of a state-run newspaper has appeared in court on charges of subversion and undermining the authority of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.
Political factional fights in the Zanu-PF have led to a media crackdown with suspicious break-ins and raids on three editors' offices.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday accused his on-again, off-again information minister of fomenting divisions within the ruling party.
The battle for control of Zanu-PF is raging but, whatever gains the factions make, the president remains the key player in the fight.
Even the keenest of observers are growing weary of the constant twists and turns in the story of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's succession.
A Zanu-PF politician is demanding millions for introducing controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach to key state officials.
Secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa's failing health would prevent him from actively pursuing promotion at Zanu-PF's elective congress.
Some Zimbabwean parliamentarians are being unusually critical about their own government's failures.
The country's 40 embassies and five consulates are not being paid what has been budgeted for them â€” and their bills have fallen into arrears.
The report into the controversial 2002 Zim elections has disappeared from the judge's chambers after a state attorney's bid to "retrieve" it failed.
Expectations that government would act on corruption are fast fading as the matter has become part of Zanu-PF's divisive succession battle.
The government plans to issue 25 radio licences for major cities and towns in the next two months but there are fears that airwaves will not be free.
Civil servants in Zimbabwe want the government to commit to a timetable to finalise wage negotiations.