UPDATED: Mnangagwa rushed to hospital during Mugabe Gwanda rally

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Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was reportedly rushed to hospital after falling ill during President Robert Mugabe in Gwanda. He is said to have left the rally prematurely.

There are reports that he was airlifted to Claybank Hospital in Gweru by a helicopter after he started vomiting heavily. Food poisoning is suspected though not confirmed. 

The Standard reports that yesterday Mnangagwa was briefly taken out of the venue by Zimbabwe Republic Police ambulance before he returned to his car. He was then driven to the police headquarters where he took off in a military helicopter.

Zanu PF officials who spoke to the publication could not confirm last night the cause of Mnangagwa’s illness but some claimed he was in bad shape. Kembo Mohadi who is said to have escorted Mnangagwa claimed he did not know anything about the incident when contacted for comment.

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was said to be back home yesterday evening.

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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu- PF). He is the current President of Zimbabwe and was sworn in on the 24th of November 2017 as Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa

Robert Mugabe is the former President of Zimbabwe. He was the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1987 to November 2017. Prior to this, he was the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe since the attainment of independence in 1980. Mugabe resigned from his presidency on... Read More About Robert Mugabe

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