Vice President Constantino Chiwenga had his first interview in more than 4 months. During Chiwenga’s first interview, he thanked the Zimbabwean people for their prayers during his darkest moments. Chiwenga was in China where he was receiving treatment for an unknown ailment which has been reported as poisoning in some quarters.
During this first interview, Chiwenga said that the prayers by the Zimbabwean people had allowed him to pull through his life-threatening health situation. The Vice President was accompanied by Chinese Deputy Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Zhao Baogang during the interview.
Also during this first interview, Chiwenga said that his treatment had worked extremely well and that he was now fit and raring to return to work. He also thanked President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Chinese President Xi Jinping for all the support he received.
He warned Zimbabweans not to expect handouts from donors saying that everything worthwhile has to be worked for.