Connect with us

Sports

Restless Chiwenga sparks fresh health concerns on trip to Manicaland

Published

on

Advertisement
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga sparked fresh concerns about his health on Thursday after he was filmed fidgeting and struggling to maintain his focus while listening to survivors of Cyclone Idai.

Chiwenga, who spent over two weeks in an Indian hospital in February receiving treatment for what the government said was a “minor abdominal ailment”, travelled to Chimanimani and Chipinge districts with President Emmerson Mnangagwa and at least three former presidential candidates to assess the ongoing relief efforts.

During a visit to Chipinge District Hospital, Chiwenga was filmed struggling to maintain his focus as an elderly man narrated how he survived the cyclone.

The former army general, who led a coup that ousted former President Robert Mugabe in November 2017, kept on glancing sideways in-between nodding as if to indicate that he was following the survivor’s narration.

It is not the first time Chiwenga has been

Advertisement
filmed exhibiting restless behaviour.

In September last year, during a press conference held by Mnangagwa to announce the establishment of a commission of inquiry into the August 1 shooting death of six people in Harare by soldiers, Chiwenga was seen being restless and mindlessly tapping his fingers on a desk.

Later in December, during a news conference with the health minister, Chiwenga surprised journalists by complaining that it was too hot in the room. Chiwenga struggled to sit still, exhibiting extreme restlessness and dabbing his face repeatedly with a cloth.

Medical experts say Chiwenga has some kind of anxiety disorder. The vice president has previously spoken of a bizarre skin lightening condition which has also affected his wife. He said the loss of skin pigmentation began suddenly around the time he was leading the military coup.

Advertisement
Loading...
Comments

Latest

Politics7 mins ago

“I Have Never Called For Sanctions”: Chamisa On SABC {Video}

Advertisement Zimbabwe’s political stalemate between the ruling ZANU PF and its opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has stifled...

National11 mins ago

LATEST: Zim murder suspects cheat death while in police car..Crime scene cctv video leaked

Advertisement Main suspect Edward Nkata is a ‘Pastor’ he also doubled as a ‘witch doctor’ or traditional healer VIDEO…FOUR Zimbabweans...

National25 mins ago

Press Release; ZRP Recruiting This March- Warn About Bogus Recruiting Agents

Advertisement Advertisement Loading...

Sports42 mins ago

Revealed; How $16.6 Million Worth Tino Kadewere Was Rejected By Dynamos

Advertisement Revealed: How Dynamos rejected Tino Kadewere. Tinotenda Kadewere,18 then, was accompanied by his Prince Edward school teammate, Thomas Chideu,...

Celebs53 mins ago

Kaizer Chiefs Celebrity Star Billiat Brushes Off ‘Rumours’ Kaizer Chiefs Celebrity Star Billiat Brushes Off ‘Rumours’ Of Getting St__abbed- {Video}

Advertisement Khama Billiat responds to reports of him being stabbed by baby mama. This follows after the football star grabbed...

Regional1 hour ago

Reasons Why Zim ‘Wizkid’ Doesn’t Qualify For Funding In South Africa To Further Her Studies

Advertisement A Zimbabwean brilliant young lady is facing a big hurdle in her quest to further her education. The 18-year-old...

Courts1 hour ago

Man (46) Fatally Crushes 77-Year-Old Mom’s Head With Boulder

Advertisement VILLAGERS of Chigwedere area in Rusape have been left shell shocked after a 46-year-old man crushed her 77 year...

World1 hour ago

SEE FULL LIST: Countries Where Coronavirus Has Been Confirmed

Advertisement Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the virus causes respiratory...

Courts1 hour ago

Thigh Vendor S___3xually Assaulted, Robbed At Knife Point

Advertisement A MARRIED Bulawayo man who allegedly tricked a pr0__stitute into accompanying him to his purported younger brother’s house before...

National1 hour ago

Police Adopt Modern Technology To Curb Illegal Mining; 63 More Netted In Blitz

Advertisement Sixty-three more illegal miners have been arrested this week in Mashonaland Central Province. Police have also impounded three vehicles...

Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2019