Zimbabwe's VP hospitalised with suspected food poisoning

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Zimbabwe Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa listens as President Robert Mugabe delivers his state of the nation address to the country's parliament in Harare, August 25, 2015.

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been airlifted to South Africa.

He became ill while attending a rally in the country's south.

As the faction fighting over who will take over from President Robert Mugabe heats up, some are speculating that Mnangagwa may have been poisoned.

* Zimbabwean correspondent Pindai Dube has more on this story.

 

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