Knowledge Identifier: +Grace_Mugabe
Born in 1965.
Countries: Zimbabwe (54%), South Africa (23%), Switzerland (8%)
Linked to: University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, University of Zimbabwe, Bloomberg L.P.
After observers from the European Union were barred from examining Zimbabwe's 2002 elections, the EU imposed sanctions on 20 members of the Zimbabwe leadership and then, in July, extended them to include Mrs Mugabe and 51 others, banning them from travelling to participating countries and freezing any assets held there
Colleges and universities in Zimbabwe have failed to open since 2008 due to dollarization of fees and other economic problems
Controversy ensued when Grace Mugabe was given a doctoral degree in sociology in September 2014 from the University of Zimbabwe two months after entering the program