Media Release


Bishop Domingos to be installed as AU's 5th chancellor

June 30, 2021—Mutare, Zimbabwe – Africa University will install its fifth Chancellor, Bishop Gaspar João Domingos of the West Angola Episcopal Area, at the virtual 27th Graduation Ceremony on July 3, 2021. Bishop Domingos succeeds the late Bishop John Yambasu who died in a car accident in August 2020. Yambasu was the Chancellor-Elect at the time of his death and was installed as the fourth chancellor posthumously.

Africa University's 27th graduation ceremony will celebrate the accomplishments of 524 students from 24 countries.  The class of 2021 is 59.9 percent female. Among the distinguished members of this year's graduating class is Mr. Shingai Mutasa of Masawara Holdings—a pan-African investment company. Mr. Mutasa will be recognized with the award of an honorary doctorate in Business Leadership. The inauguration and graduation ceremony will be streamed on Facebook and YouTube in English, French and Portuguese, beginning at 9:00AM CAT on July 3rd. To participate, go to:

Facebook: English

YouTube: English

YouTube: French

YouTube: Portuguese