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Mugabe stripped of his honorary degree

THE honorary doctorate awarded by Edinburgh University to Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, was officially withdrawn yesterday.

Archbishop joins MP in condemning Mugabe

DESMOND Tutu has joined City MP Nigel Griffiths in condemning Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe after Edinburgh University stripped him of his honorary degree.

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MP glad about Zimbabwe ire

LABOUR MP Nigel Griffiths has said he is glad Zimbabwean officials have criticised Edinburgh University's decision to strip president Robert Mugabe of his honorary degree.

What Mugabe thinks of university degree snub

ZIMBABWE has branded the decision to strip president Robert Mugabe of his honorary degree as a "humiliation" - for Edinburgh University.

PM backs vote to take degree from Mugabe

TONY Blair was among those backing Edinburgh University's decision to strip Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe of an honorary degree.

University to strip Mugabe of honorary law degree

EDINBURGH University yesterday ruled that the Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, should be stripped of an honorary degree awarded more than 20 years ago.

University chiefs meet to strip Mugabe of honour

EDINBURGH University chiefs were set to meet today to confirm that Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe would be stripped of his honorary degree.

Moves to strip Mugabe of his degree hailed

FINAL moves by Edinburgh University to strip Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe of his honorary degree have been widely welcomed.

Shock as Zimbabwe inflation hits massive 3714%

ZIMBABWE'S annual inflation rate surged to an unprecedented 3714 per cent at the end of April, the official state newspaper has reported.

University set to axe Mugabe's degree

EDINBURGH University is preparing to strip Robert Mugabe of his honorary degree on the grounds it was unaware of serious misrule in Zimbabwe at the time the award was made.

Moment of truth in Mugabe row

TOMORROW is a key day in our campaign to persuade Edinburgh University to strip Robert Mugabe of his honorary degree.

How do you reward a country with inflation at 2,200%?

THE UK government yesterday led international condemnation of Zimbabwe's election to chair the United Nations Sustainable Development Commission, labelling the decision outrageous and "wholly inconsistent" with the body's aims.

Mugabe court extradites mercenary in deal for oil

A ZIMBABWEAN court yesterday ordered that Simon Mann, the former Scots Guards officer imprisoned for attempting a mercenary coup against an oil-rich African dictator, be extradited to the tiny state of Equatorial Guinea.

Six more years in office for Mugabe

ZIMBABWE'S ruling party has resolved differences after a power struggle to succeed Robert Mugabe as president, and backed him to stay in office for another six years, the state Sunday Mail newspaper reported.

Artists set to return degrees over Mugabe

TWO of Scotland's leading artists have threatened to return their honorary degrees from Edinburgh University unless the institution immediately strips Zimbabwean tyrant Robert Mugabe of his own award.

Students step up pressure over Mugabe degree

STUDENTS have hit back at claims Robert Mugabe "does not lose sleep" over threats to strip him of his honorary Edinburgh University degree.

Mugabe 'is not losing sleep' over threat to his city degree

DICTATOR Robert Mugabe "does not lose sleep" over calls for him to be stripped of his honorary Edinburgh University degree.

Mugabe shrugs off Edinburgh University threat to strip him of honorary degree

ROBERT Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, has shrugged off threats by Edinburgh University to strip him of an honorary degree awarded 23 years ago.

ARCHIVES: APRIL 23, 2000

Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, may have been regarded as a saviour at independence 20 years ago, but he has now become his homeland's nemesis.

MP to visit university in Mugabe degree row

SCOTS MP Nigel Griffiths is to personally present Edinburgh University chiefs with a dossier spelling out why Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe should be stripped of his honorary degree.

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