Articles tagged 'levi nyagura'

Court rejects Nyagura's remand refusal bid 26 June 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has thrown out an application for refusal of further remand lodged by University of Zimbabwe vice chancellor Levi Nyagura charged with corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Nyagura made the application before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamb...
Nyagura case postponed 20 June 2018 HARARE - The case of University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor Levi Nyagura, who is being charged with corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe, has been postponed to June 22 pending his trial. He appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa on charges of criminal ...
Madhuku fights for Dean of Law post 6 April 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe (UZ) law professor Lovemore Madhuku has approached the High Court challenging the UZ's failure to appoint him as dean in the Faculty of Law. In the application for review, Madhuku, who is the applicant, cited the UZ and in their official capacities, vice chancel...
UZ vice chancellor attempts to stop Grace trial 5 April 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe vice chancellor Levi Nyagura, who is accused of corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe, has approached the High Court seeking to stop his trial before the Harare Magistrates' Court. In the urgent chamber application, he cited Harare magistrat...
Relief for Grace 8 March 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe's PhD saga has taken a new twist after the High Court reversed a ruling by a lower court giving investigators powers to search and seize all documents relating to the probe from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). In a judgment obtained yesterday, High Cour...
Suspended Nyagura still reporting for duty 8 March 2018 HARARE - Suspended University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor Levi Nyagura is still reporting for duty despite having been sent on paid leave pending the outcome of his court case. This emerged in an official communication from Thembinkosi Magwaliba, on behalf of other UZ Council members, to ...
'Arrest Grace Mugabe over academic fraud' 26 February 2018 HARARE - Welshman Ncube's opposition MDC has called for the arrest of former first lady Grace Mugabe for fraudulently obtaining a doctorate that she apparently received within months. This comes after Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators have said the ongoing probe into the alleged academi...
UZ's Nyagura freed on $200 bail 18 February 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor (VC) Levi Nyagura was yesterday freed on $200 bail following his arrest on Friday night. He is being charged with criminal abuse of office after he allegedly unprocedurally conferred a doctorate degree to former first lady Grace Mugabe. O...
Witch hunt over Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis 29 January 2018 HARARE - A witch-hunt is evolving at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) where academic staff in the Sociology Department are alleging persecution at the hands of the institution's leadership for questioning the manner in which former first lady Grace Mugabe was granted her PhD in 2014. Grace's Ph...
ED slams varsities' corruption 10 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has castigated creeping corruption at universities, warning that perpetrators would be brought to book. He spoke as universities have become hotbeds of dishonesty and moral decay, but instructed university vice chancellors,  deans, directors and heads of d...
UZ students protest fees hike 10 January 2017 HARARE - College of Health Sciences students yesterday peacefully protested at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) over a 35 percent fee hike imposed by the learning institution. Administration informed students in a January 4, 2017 notice — signed by the university's vice chancellor Levi Nyagura ...