SECURICO boss Divine Ndhlukula and Nicoz Diamond chief executive officer Grace Muradzikwa were yesterday awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Women’s University in Africa (WUA) in recognition of their contribution to business development in the country.
The duo received the honours at WUA’s 13th graduation ceremony in Harare.
Ndhlukula was awarded an honorary PhD in Business Leadership while Muradzikwa was honoured for exhibiting strong leadership qualities.
In awarding the honoraria’s, WUA cited Ndhlukula as a “role model, woman endowed with greatness and driven by the entrepreneurial spirit”, while Muradzikwa was described as a “beacon of women in business,” the first black woman to head a blue chip company in Zimbabwe.
Zanu PF politburo member Cleveria Chizema also graduated with an honours degree in sociology and gender development studies. A total of 935 students graduated, bringing to 6 909 the total of number of graduates churned out by the institution since its formation. — Vanessa Gonye/Abigail Matsikidze