Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who fell sick on Saturday at the interface rally held in Gwanda is recuperating very well in South Africa where he is seeking  medical treatment, with government dismissing as nonsense messages circulating on social media that the Vice President was poisoned.

The Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Dr Christopher Mushohwe told the media today the Vice President is recuperating well while dismissing mischievous social media messages suggesting that Cde Mnangagwa was poisoned.

Minister Mushohwe said government gets briefs on a daily basis concerning the Vice President’s health and is pleased with the pace of his recovery.