VP Chiwenga has returned to Zimbabwe after a two week absence.
The country’s number two was in China where he was receiving medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
His private jet, which he hired from Dubai landed in Harare late Friday evening according to flight-tracking websites.
Presidential Spokesperson George Charamba confirmed Chiwenga’s return
“I can confirm he’s back. You’d have heard that on Friday, the president appointed him chairman of the Covid-19 taskforce and that tells you he will hit the ground running,” Charamba said
The 63-year-old Chiwenga has been battling a myriad of health issues which have seen him going in and out of the county in order to get top notch medical treatment.
Chiwenga spent the greater part of last year in South Africa and China battling a life threatening illness.
The VP revealed that he had been treated for esophageal stricture, the abnormal narrowing of the esophagus which causes patients difficulties in swallowing and leads to dramatic weight loss.
Chiwenga is currently locked up in a messy divorce wrangle with his ex wife Marry Mubaiwa.
The two have been dragging each other in an out of court as they fail to find common ground in their divorce settlement.
The two are currently fighting over the custody of their minor children. Chiwenga has called his ex wife an unfit mother who doesn’t deserve custody of the kids.
He has also demanded that Marry give his money back which he claims is in her bank account.
In their latest stint , Marry has accused Chiwenga of freezing her back accounts and barring her from accessing her money.
The two keep on trading virtual blows with no endgame in sight.