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‘Nyagura was never suspended’ – Amon Murwira

Higher and Tertiary Education minister Amon Murwira says University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor Levi Nyagura was never suspended, declaring that only President Emmerson Mnangagwa has the power to suspend a vice chancellor. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira He said he is yet to receive communication from Mnangagwa as the chancellor of all State universities, suspending Nyagura. This was after Senator Siphiwe Ncube had inquired why Nyagura was still reporting for duty despite being sent on paid leave pending the outcome of his…

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JUST IN: Prof Nyagura arrested

The University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura has been picked up by for questioning by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) investigators. Allegations against Professor Nyagura are that he unlawfully recommended the conferment of a Doctor of Philosophy Degree to grace Ntombizodwa Marufu Mugabe without the approval of the University council and the Senate Committee. The former first lady was awarded the doctorate in sociology by the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) in August 2014, just three months after she was first reported to have enrolled. The thesis was…

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Grace Mugabe PhD scandal rages on

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira has called for dialogue between the University of Zimbabwe and its lecturers who are contesting the awarding of the doctorate to Mrs Grace Mugabe. Prof Murwira said the university and the lecturers must follow laid down procedures in resolving the issue. Former First Lady Grace Mugabe and her PhD supervisor Professor Claude Mararike “If people are genuine in solving this issue, they should follow the correct procedures which are clearly spelt out in the general…

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