Harare — Ailing Zimbabwean vice-president Constantino Chiwenga has been flown to China for treatment  as he continues to battle a mysterious illness suspected to be poisoning.

Chiwenga, who is largely credited with toppling former president Robert Mugabe after 33 years in power, has been receiving treatment in SA. But on Monday presidential spokesman George Charamba confirmed that the former army general had left for Beijing after the Chinese government pledged to assist with his treatment...

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