After WhatsApp rumours swept the country on Sunday that Vice President Constantino Chiwenga had died, the government has been forced to issue a denial – in the process confirming our story last week that the former army general had been airlifted to India for treatment.
Here is Deputy Information Minister Energy Mutodi on Twitter:
The Hon. Vice President CDN Chiwenga is recovering well from some minor abdominal ailment in Delhi, India. Meanwhile, His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa has secured lucrative deals that will make a difference to the economy & provide jobs to the youths.