- The story of two brothers achieving their PhD went viral via social media
- South Africans were amazed to learn that the two men acquired their degrees simultaneously
- Some also marvelled at the strong resemblance between the siblings
Two brothers have made an impact via social media for their academic excellence.
It's not often that a family can boast having two siblings with a PhD.
The uncanny thing in this case was that the two brilliant minds achieved the feat at the same time.
Joshua Sangara shared the remarkable news via the #ImStaying Facebook group and the post received a huge reaction.
Briefly.co.za gathered the response and many lauded the talented brothers.
Some were just as amazed by their uncanny resemblance.
Hazel Nuku expressed her admiration:
"Congrats big brother. I admire people that likes education."
Marita Swanepoel wished them well:
"Well done may your future be bright and full of endless opportunities."
Antjie van Deventer shared her astonishment:
"Two brothers achieving this on the same day! Your family must be as proud of you as all of us. This is amazing."
Elaine Osborn was blown away:
"Wow! That's fantastic Success and happiness to all your family."
In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported on the inspirational story of Mafefe Moloko, who tutored high school learners while taking a gap year.
After initially charging R10, he later mentored free of charge and one of his students recently graduated from university.
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