He was endorsed the Zanu PF president, secretary and sole candidate of the party’s 2018 presidential election at just-ended 6th Congress.
The controversial amendments to the party’s constitution allow President Mugabe appoint his deputies in line with the 1987 Unity Accord between Zanu PF and PF Zapu.
He says his party does not have any immediate interest in working with discarded Zanu PF senior members like Vice President Joice Mujuru and her allies.
Many believe President Mugabe this stance will continue to give him the edge he needs to maintain the support he has, while turning many against the opposition and VP Mujuru.
Mr. Mugabe has accused the vice president of working with the MDC-T to topple him and has recommended that the party should dismiss her.
The future looks bleak for the deposed vice president and her colleagues, including former party spokesman Rugare Gumbo, secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa and others.
Mr. Mugabe continued his verbal attacks on his deputy, Joice Mujuru, calling her a “thief” who stole diamonds and gold as she planned to overthrow him.
Economist Godfrey Kanyenze of the Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe says the rolling out of the coins was long overdue.
The organization noted that 70 percent of the cases that they are dealing with involve girls between 11 and 14 years.
He said Zanu PF is holding its 6th people’s congress a divided lot after the alleged coup attempts and the purge that followed.
Johnnie Carson says he hopes the infighting in Zanu-PF, will result in a better livelihood for all Zimbabweans.
Honest Makasi, Misheck Gava, and Simbarashe Mugari are being held at the local police station where they are likely to face charges of contravening some sections of POSA.