Halala: South African woman congratulated for bagging her PhD

Halala: South African woman congratulated for bagging her PhD

- Facebook user Carmen Nel shared that her "dear friend" Dr Bridget Kesaobaka Mangwegape recently graduated

- Carmen shared the news of Dr Mangwegape's graduation to Facebook group #ImStaying as a way to congratulate her

- Stayers loved the post and shared their own congratulatory messages with Dr Mangwegape

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A lady has congratulated her friend on achieving her PhD. Carmen Nel posted about her friend Dr Bridget Kesaobaka Mangwegape, who achieved her Doctorate in Philosophy with specialisation in Setswana recently.

Dr Mangwegape recently attended her online graduation. Carmen shared an image of Dr Mangwegape all dressed up in her graduation cap and gown sitting by her laptop for her ceremony.

Carmen shared the image to Facebook group #ImStaying. Stayers reacted to the post over 7 500 time and shared almost 900 comments of congratulatory messages for Dr Mangwegape.

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Dr Bridget Kesaobaka Mangwegape has graduated with a PhD. Source: Carmen Nel #ImStaying / Facebook
Source: Facebook

Her post read:

"Stayers, I present to you Dr Bridget Kesaobaka Mangwegape (Doctor of Philosophy with Specialisation in Setswana). This photo brings a lump to my throat as this was her this morning attending her graduation in the 'new normal'. A dear friend, congratulations Dr Mangwegape, wishing you all the best. And this is one of the reasons why #IMSTAYING."

Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the comments left for Dr Mangwegape.

Ramoitoi Moletsane wrote:

"Congratulations are the order of the day and our best wishes for the future. You go gal."

Carol Bradley said:

"Congratulations, hope you go forward with hope and caring for others."

Puleng Zungu Mok commented:

"Congratulations! So happy for you!"

Jenny Ortlepp added:

"What an amazing achievement! Congratulations!"

In other news about inspiring graduates, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a lady who started job shadowing in school and recently became a pharmacist. An inspiring young lady is making waves after she joined in on the: "How it started vs how it's going" trend but with a little twist.

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@Mbavha_Mashige started a shadow job at a pharmacy when she was still in school. In 2018, she tweeted that she had passed and was officially a Wits Pharmacy fourth-year student at the tender age of 20. Last year she tweeted that she had earned a Wits Pharmacy degree.

She referred to herself as a "village girl". Her tweet about the trend was titled: "How it started (job shadowing) vs how it ended." It gained over 15 000 likes and over 800 retweets at the time of Briefly.co.za's viewing.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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