Speaking during a memorial service for the late national heroine, Shuvai Mahofa, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed that he was poisoned during a Zanu-PF rally held in Gwanda.
Mnangagwa is on record denying that he consumed ice cream from Gushungo Dairy. Said Mnangagwa:
I was not around when she passed away but what happened to her in 2015 in Victoria Falls is what also happened to me in Gwanda. So on the 12th of August, I was taken to hospital. I was taken from Gwanda to Gweru and I can’t remember what followed. The following Wednesday when I regained consciousness, that is when I learnt on the passing on of Cde Mahofa,