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Lupane lecturer fired over “Fit Mugabe” exam question

A Zimbabwe university lecturer working at  Lupane State University’s (LSU)  has been sacked over an examination question which said a “fit President Robert Mugabe” was now targetting 100 years.

Mr Thulani Tshabangu’s contract with the university was reportedly terminated over a question he set asking students to analyse Mugabe’s statements indicating he planned to be in power until he reaches 100 years.

The question read: “With reference to Fairclough’s (1991) CDA [Critical Discourse Analysis] model, carry out a critical discourse analysis of the following text (25 marks). Fit Mugabe wants to live to 100.”

Tshabangu refused to comment over the matter.

“I am sorry I can’t comment on this at the moment. Give me time,” he said in an emailed response to news reporters last week on Thursday.

Mugabe is the Chancellor of all state universities in Zimbabwe and there has been a number of cases where students have been suspended for saying things that question Mugabe’s leadership style.

Few months ago, University students based at Harare and Bulawayo universities were arrested for protesting against Mugabe’s rule during a graduation ceremony presided by the President of Zimbabwe.

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