The Zanu-PF politburo has described their actions as tantamount to greed and has told them to leave.
The Zimbabwean government has been talking right and yet walking left on the empowerment programme, which is what has unnerved foreign investors.
The state's 'climbing up' and 'climbing down' on indigenisation is frustrating economic recovery.
Factions in Zanu-PF are using the previously ineffective corruption commission to fight internal battles.
Zimbabwe's controversial indigenisation programme, pummelled by increasing allegations of corruption, has for the first time come under scrutiny.
After the capitulation of the mines, the financial services industry is considering its options.