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Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

President Mnangagwa suspends Zimbabwe university boss over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suspended the vice chancellor of Zimbabwe’s main university ahead of his trial next month for allegedly improperly awarding Grace Mugabe a PhD four years ago.

Zimbabwe court orders state to compensate evicted black farmers

A court in Zimbabwe has this week ordered the government and the head of the police force to pay reparations to a group of resettled black farmers whose homes were demolished in 2015 to make way for the former first lady’s game park.

MDC: Grace Mugabe ‘must be arrested’ over her PhD saga

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party led by Welshman Ncube, has reportedly said that former first lady Grace Mugabe must be arrested and prosecuted over her controversially attained PhD.

Robert Mugabe: My wife cries daily

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed that his wife, Grace cries daily, over the harassment she receives, especially over her bogus doctorate degree.

Grace Mugabe’s PhD supervisor investigated, faces arrest – report

One of the lecturers who supervised Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis is reportedly being investigated by the Zimbabwe anti-graft agency.

How Grace Mugabe got her ‘fake’ PhD – report

The head of the University of Zimbabwe, Levi Nyagura, reportedly took lecturers from the institution of higher learning to former fist lady Grace Mugabe's Mazowe orphanage in order for her to take oral examinations for her disputed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

Zimbabwe university vice chancellor arrested over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said on Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe.

Zimbabwe university releases Grace Mugabe’s PhD thesis

The University of Zimbabwe has released former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s PhD thesis after an anti-corruption watchdog said it was investigating whether the wife of ousted President Robert Mugabe was wrongly awarded a doctorate three years ago.

Zimbabwean university students want vice chancellor to step down over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ degree

Students have reportedly given the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe (UZ), Levi Nyagura, 48 hours to step down from the institution over former first lady Grace Mugabe's alleged "fake" degree.

Revoke Grace Mugabe’s PhD or step down – students tell vice-chancellor

Students at the University of Zimbabwe on Monday skipped their semester final exams, demanding that vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura revoke the PhD controversially awarded to now ex-First Lady Grace Mugabe in 2014, or that he step down with immediate effect.

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