Chamisa turns down honorary doctorate degree from Commonwealth University

MDC-T vice-president, Nelson Chamisa, turned down an honorary doctorate degree offered to him by a little known British institution called the Commonwealth University after he had been invited to the awards ceremony scheduled for June 16 at the Rainbow Towers in Harare.

The university’s chancellor, Michael Addison had advised Chamisa to pay $3 500 to enable him to attend a leadership seminar before the graduation ceremony. However Chamisa turned down the degree saying that he believes in working for a degree. Earlier this month, Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni turned down a similar offer from a Dubai based institute, Dubai Leadership. However, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority boss, Karikoga Kaseke accepted a similar honorary degree from the Commonwealth University.

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Bernard (Ben) Manyenyeni, the former Mayor of Harare, is a Zimbabwean business executive, politician and MDC-T member. As a businessman, his career spans over 25 years in the financial services sector, largely managing group pension funds. He was the Mayor of Harare from 2013 to... Read More About Bernard Manyenyeni

Karikoga Kaseke is the former boss of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority. Before his retirement in August 2021, Kaseke had been ZTA CEO since July 2005. Read More About Karikoga Kaseke

Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of the Movement for Democratic Change. He was elected presdient at the party's congress on 25 May 2019. Chamisa is the former member of parliament for Kuwadzana , former Minister of Information and Technology , former... Read More About Nelson Chamisa

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