- Ziyanda Zee Mlala is extremely proud of her brother for his amazing achievement
- He graduated with a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Fort Hare
- She shared his accomplishment on Facebook in the #ImStaying group
Ziyanda Zee Mlala took to Facebook and shared an amazing experience. She celebrated her brother's graduation, he received a PhD in Chemistry, the second South African to receive the qualification from University of Fort Hare and the youngest to do so.
She is so proud of her brother and shared the post in the #ImStaying group to celebrate his amazing achievement.
She captioned the post with:
"#ImStaying Because my brother just graduated and he is the youngest and a second South African to hold a PhD in Chemistry in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Fort Hare. Indeed God is good and without your hard work and perseverance you wouldn't have made it this far, I am so proud of you."
Facebook users loved the post and flooded it with comments:
"Wonderful you may be proud!! Congratulation, this is quite an achievement!"
"God gave him the talent, but he had to do rest. Well done!!"
"Yes yes ndoda kamama we are very proud of you it's not the way you were raised nor circumstances that cannot make you what you want to be in life God is able for everyone to fulfil your destiny. The sky is the limit mntanam. Thank you so much fir putting us on the front page in Elliotdale God bless you."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Dr Lerato Madike took to the Facebook group #ImStaying to share her story of how she left school, never believing that someone of her background could ever become a doctor.
Yet, at the age of 29, she has had an incredible experience, a journey where she went from strength to strength.
She matriculated in 2008 and pursued a diploma in Biotechnology, then went on to graduate Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Technology.
In other news, Dr Nompumelelo Shange and Dr Roderick Juba are a power couple and a force to be reckoned with. The couple received their PhD degrees on the same day and both were in the Faculty of AgriSciences at Stellenbosch University.
Dr Juba received his in Conservation Ecology while Dr Shange received her degree in Food Sciences. Dr Shange and Dr Juba are from Inanda and Humansdorp respectively. The couple met in 2010 and started dating in 2016.
Dr Shange and Dr Juba got married in September last year during a traditional wedding in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal.
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