Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa confirms his deputy Chiwenga recovering in South African hospital



Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his deputy Constantino Chiwenga is receiving medical treatment in a South African hospital and that his condition is steadily improving.

Mnangagwa said this while addressing a ZANU-PF Women’s League meeting at the party headquarters in Harare on Friday.

“Mnangagwa said VP Chiwenga is in South Africa where he is receiving medical treatment.

“He said Chiwenga had steadily improved and a few days ago he had started light exercises on his own,” the Ministry of Information said on Twitter.

Chiwenga has been battling ill-health and has been in and out of hospital over an undisclosed illness. He has not been seen in public for months now.

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