The vice-president's faction has all but cleaned up in Zanu-PF's elections, but the race isn't over yet.
That all roads lead to Chinhoyi, the venue for Zanu-PF's 14th People's Conference, is made obvious in the capital, Harare.
The MP says Zanu-PF is safe in Mugabe's hands, though he has his own ideas on some matters.
The government wants the United Nations to cut aid and give it cash to boost the economy instead.
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In a move that has raised eyebrows, Zimbabwe's national carrier has entered into a 'privatisation by stealth' deal to improve its fortunes.
The rival Zanu-PF members will know their fate as soon as the final provincial elections are over.
There is growing concern that Zimbabwe's diamond production has dipped.
The minister of information has initiated a purge at the Zimbabwe broadcaster but staff say he must also stop it from acting as a Zanu-PF mouthpiece.
The party seems to have realised that it cannot continue with its hardline stance and has made significant policy shifts since the July poll.
The unspoken succession battle in Zimbabwe's ruling party has gone public and the party is struggling to limit the damage.
The city has had to decommission its major supply dams as water levels fall to drastic levels.
A bursting population is burdening the city's old infrastructure as pipes leak and raw sewage gets through, leaving the water unsafe for consumption.
Property tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten is offering $50-million to bail out the Hwange colliery - a move which would give him the controlling stake.
The government's urban policy of destroying illegal homes is being hampered by the fact many of the settlers are Zanu-PF supporters.
Zimbabwe's new prosecutor general Johannes Tomana insists he carries out his work independently.
The vice-president's faction now dominates, but opponents are saying the polls were irregular.
Zimbabwe's warnings of military action in Mozambique have raised questions about the Zimbabwean army's abilities.
Finance minister wants time to think so that he can do things differently.