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Meet 21 Year Old Thakgalo: SA's Youngest Female Medical Doctor

They say it is possible if you have faith and work hard to achieve your dreams irrespective of your age, young or old, once you put your mind on it, work with determination, you can achieve it and break record which were probably set before you were born.

21 year old Thakgalo Thibela have broken the rocirds as she became South Africa's youngest female medical Doctor after she completed her studies on record time.

After passing her matric with 7 distinctions at the age of 15 years, Thakgalo went and enrolled at the University of Witwatersrand and she completed her studies on record Time according to reports.

"South Africa's youngest female Doctor, 21-year-old Dr. Thakgalo Thibela matriculated with 7 distinctions at age 15, and completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh) degree at Wits University."

She Joins the record breaking Doctor Sandile Khubeka who is South Africa’s youngest doctor ever, he was just 20 years old when he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.


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