WATCH: Zim leader Mnangagwa reveals how he 'cheated death'

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa (File,AFP)
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa (File,AFP)

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly again narrated his narrow escape from death after he was poisoned during the power struggles inside his ruling Zanu-PF party last year.

Mnangagwa told CNN that he was helped by his deputy Constantino Chiwenga, who arranged for a military helicopter after the mysterious poisoning at a Zanu-PF rally in Gweru in August last year.

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Mnangagwa suffered poisoning at a rally organised in support of former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, NewsDay reported at the time.

His supporters said he was deliberately poisoned by ice-cream from Grace Mugabe’s dairy, a claim that infuriated the former first family.

Mnangagwa has, however, refused to name the former first lady as being behind the poisoning attempt.

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