Jacob Mapfume told VOA Studio 7 he had to recuse himself as he is a spokesman of the Movement for Democratic Change Renewal Team.
They point to the elevation of Vice President Joice Mujuru which was met with stiff resistance by the faction backing her rival Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa.
But the Zimbabweans, who successfully lodged their online applications, described the process as painless.
Administration officials say Pierson offered her resignation to President Barack Obama, and that he accepted it.
The organization says President Mugabe should ensure that he upholds the country’s constitution that provides for the right to shelter.
This follows the expiration of a 48-hour notice served to more than 300 residents accused of building illegal structures on a wetland.
Over the next five weeks the four women from Zimbabwe and other nations will engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies.
The ICG says Zimbabwe’s politics and economy are precarious raising the need for Zanu-PF to address on President Mugabe’s successor at the party’s elective December congress.
Mrs. Mugabe was capped recently at the university as was Vice President Joice Mujuru, who obtained a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in economics.
The workshop was attended by participants drawn from Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Ghana, Mozambique, Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia.
A PHD student has discovered that industries in Zimbabwe are still the major sources of water and air pollution despite laws in place to reduce the problem.
Despite vehement team denials, Studio 7 sources corroborated the report saying that Kaindu did not even attend Tuesday’s training session with the team.