Africa University, a Mutare-based Methodist-related educational institution, held its 17th graduation ceremony on June 11, 2011.

Africa University in Mutare.

There are 279 bachelor’s degree candidates and 71 masters degree ones in this year’s class. The 2011 class is comprised of nationals from 19 African countries. This year’s commencement speaker was Arun Gandhi, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and (like his grandfather) an ardent proponent of nonviolence.

You can read more about the graduation and numerous academic achievements of the Africa University in the Jun 10-16 print edition of Zimbabwe Independent.