Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says vice-presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko are merely there so he can 'give them work to do'.
Mugabe failed to appoint politburo and presidium members during the sitting of congress, but he did appoint his wife as head of the women's league.
Jobs for pals, lack of accountability, the blurring of state and party – déjà vu?
President Robert Mugabe will exercise his new-found powers to dump embattled Vice-President Joyce Mujuru and appoint two new vice-presidents.
Zanu-PF rebels, including the vice-president, are being summarily dispatched for their 'disloyalty'.
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.
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.
MDC-T's Morgan Tsvangirai has chastised the South African government for sweeping the Khampepe report under the carpet.
The findings of the much-coveted Khampepe report, finally made public on Friday, found that the 2002 Zimbabwe elections were not "free and fair".
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.
It's payback time for those who can't afford to say no to the ruling party preparing for its congress.
Grace Mugabe - a recent PhD graduate and leader of Zanu-PF's women's league - may be destined to take the helm from her 90-year-old husband Robert.
The factional battles in Zanu-PF spilled into the open at a 10-hour meeting, with rivals going for the jugular.
President Robert Mugabe is still up to his old tricks, allowing rivals to fight among themselves before stepping in.
Time and again they are willing to be used as pawns to bolster the patrimony of Zanu-PF.
Zimbabwe has thanked President Jacob Zuma and his predecessors for the role they played in resolving Zimbabwe’s decade-long political crisis.