12 Things You Didn’t Know About Grace Mugabe

Written by Keren Mikva


She was given a Ph.D. in sociology after two months

In September 2014, the University of Zimbabwe granted Grace a doctoral degree in sociology just two months after she entered the program. President Mugabe helped make that happen — he is chancellor of the university. Many in the academic community criticized the move and called for Grace to return the degree, concerned that it could harm the reputation of the university.