Gilbert Mutubuki

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Gilbert Mutubuki was a Zimbabwean student leader, and president of the Zimbabwe National Students Union who is studying Political Science at the University of Zimbabwe. He assumed the post of President in 2014 and has since been in the limelight especially for his outspoken criticism of the doctorate awarded to the First Lady, Dr Grace Mugabe. In July 2018, he was elected to Ward 18 Chiredzi RDC, for MDC-Alliance, with 2575 votes.

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No information could be found on his Junior or High School. 2014 - Studying Political Science at UZ.


After the the University of Zimbabwe awarded Grace Mugabe a doctorate, Mutubuki released a press statement condemning the doctorate and promising to approach the courts for redress.[1]

2018 – elected to Ward 18 Chiredzi RDC with 2575 votes, beating Peter Marumbiwa of Zanu-PF with 1950 votes, Chenjerai Mundimo of ZIPP with 130 votes and Muzori Magora of PRC with 81 votes. [2]

Further Reading



  1. ZINASU Press Statement: You are not a Doctor Grace Mugabe, 'Young Zimbabwe', Published: 24 Sep 2014, Retrieved: 12 December 2014
  2. [Election Notice, Electoral Act, Chap 2:13, Local Authority Elections 30 July 2018: Results of Poll], The Herald & Chronicle, Published: 30 August 2018
  3. 2018 Harmonised Elections Results, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Published: 6 August 2018, Retrieved: 6 May 2020

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