Underfire Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has publicly confirmed rumours that he was poisoned saying that he was recovering. The vice president had to be airlifted to South Africa after he started vomiting and passing diarrhoea at a Presidential Youth Interface Rally in Gwanda and August. Mnangagwa then dismissed allegations that he had eaten Gushungo Diaries ice cream although he did not dismiss the rumours that he had been poisoned.
However, speaking at the memorial service of the late Shuvai Mahofa in Masvingo over the weekend, Mnangagwa said:
I have come to tell you that what happened to Mai (Shuvai) Mahofa in Victoria Falls is what also happened to me. I am making tremendous recovery. Those who wished me dead will be ashamed because when God’s time for one to die is not up, he will not die. I still have many years to live and the truth will come out.
If you try to catch a fish by putting a snare on a rock outside water, you will realise that you won’t catch it.
He also took potshots at his G40 rivals saying:
Those who joined the journey midway now think the journey is theirs, yet it’s not and will never be