Professor Claude Mararike dies.

Professor Claude Mararike dies.

Veteran University of Zimbabwe lecturer, academic and social commentator Professor Claude Mararike has died.

He was 82.

His daughter, Ms Vivian Mararike, confirmed the death of the Prof who was University of Zimbabwe sociology lecturer.

“He passed on in the early hours of today,” she said.

The UZ sociology lecturer was known for his regular appearances on the ZBC talk show “Zvavanhu”, where he would discuss concepts of Africanism with fellow academics Dr Vimbai Chivaura, Professor Sheunesu Mupepereki and Dr Tafataona Mahoso.

According to The NewsHawks, Professor Mararike was once investigated for abuse of office for fraudulently awarding a PhD degree to former First Lady Grace Mugabe.

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