by Azania Post Reporter
Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has complained that his wife cries everyday over the harrasment she received with regard to her PhD .
The former president told the African Union chairman, Mousa Faki Mahamat who visited him on 19 February that he has been denied of his pension benefits.
He was also quoted saying his wife was crying daily . “ They are persecuting her… What am I without my wife and family? We are not safe,” the Zimbabwe Independent quoted Mugabe as saying, citing “detailed notes” supplied by officials who attended the meeting.
The South African News24.reported that Mugabe said his wife was being harassed over her PhD from the University of Zimbabwe.
Media reports said Universit of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura was arrested for alleged abuse of office for awarding her the degree in 2014.
Critics say her thesis is nowhere near PhD standard. But Mugabe ris said to have told Faki Mhamat that his wife’s PHd was genuine. He said he was seeing Grace working hard on her theisis and he was assisting her , but suprrised to see people mocking her PhD.
“I used to see her here working hard day and night. I would assist her here and there, so how can someone wake up and claim she didn’t work for it? This is harassment,” said Mugabe.