Varsity Row Over Grace Mugabe's PhD

University of Zimbabwe academics say that there are "so many gaps and question marks" over a PhD awarded to First Lady Grace Mugabe that it appears proper procedures were not followed. "It seems this is an academic scandal of monumental proportions," said one.

  • Zimbabwe:   Grace Mugabe PhD Scandal Deepens

    Zimbabwe Independent, 26 September 2014

    THE Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has called for a thorough investigation into how First Lady Grace Mugabe acquired her controversial PhD degree and demanded… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Varsity Row Over Grace Mugabe's PhD

    Zimbabwe Independent, 19 September 2014

    A STORM is brewing at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) as senior lecturers, including deans and professors, plan to write a letter of protest to the university council, the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zim's Academic Glitter Going Down the Drain

    Zimbabwe Independent, 19 September 2014

    Zanu PF luminaries seem to be falling over each other to acquire advanced university degrees which are in many cases the product of patronage rather than performance. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Grace Mugabe's Degree Criticised

    Zimbabwe Standard, 14 September 2014

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe defied all odds when she graduated with the Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) at the University of Zimbabwe on Friday. Read more »

President Mugabe caps his wife Grace during graduation.

  • Zimbabwe:   Grace Mugabe Urged to Run

    New Zimbabwe, 14 September 2014

    ZANU PF MP for Gokwe-Nembudziya Justice Mayor Wadyajena has urged President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, to challenge for the vice-presidential position at the party's December… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Grace Mugabe Graduates With a Doctorate At U.Z

    New Zimbabwe, 12 September 2014

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Friday graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree at a colourful function at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Dr Grace Mugabe - Now the Sky Is the Limit!

    Zimbabwe Standard, 14 September 2014

    In his traditional interviews granted to ZTV every February to mark his birthday, President Mugabe this year said he was sticking on to the leadership of his party and therefore… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   First Lady, VP Mujuru Graduate

    The Herald, 13 September 2014

    The First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday graduated with Doctor of Philosophy Degrees at the 59th University of Zimbabwe graduation ceremony. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   President Caps 3 274 At UZ

    The Herald, 13 September 2014

    President Mugabe yesterday capped 3 274 students who graduated in different disciplines at the University of Zimbabwe. He conferred 2 716 graduands with first degrees, 545 Masters… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Building a Political Career Around Orphanage Wrong

    Zimbabwe Standard, 14 September 2014

    Naturally, what people do and how they carry themselves around speak better for them than having to use words to build an identity. Read more »


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