South Africa's Western Cape Health Department has told protesting Zimbabweans to leave Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital, saying vice president Constantino Chiwenga is not being treated there. Chiwenga was reportedly airlifted to South Africa at the weekend for emergency medical treatment, but the Zimbabwe government has not commented on the reports. It has been claimed that the former defence force chief has been admitted to Groote Schuur, resulting in the protest.
Cape Town Hospital to Zimbabweans - Chiwenga is Not Here
New Zimbabwe, 4 February 2019
South Africa's Western Cape Health Department has told protesting Zimbabweans to leave Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital saying vice president Constantino Chiwenga is not being… Read more »
Some of the demonstrators outside Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town.
Malema's EFF Distances Itself from Anti-Chiwenga Demonstration
New Zimbabwe, 5 February 2019
South African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has distanced itself from reports of claims it had organised protests against Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's… Read more »
VP Chiwenga Rushed to South African Hospital
New Zimbabwe, 3 February 2019
Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was rushed to a hospital in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday night, with his condition said to be in "terrible shape". Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa (right) and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (file photo).
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