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Updated 24 June 2014

SA's youngest doctor committed to SA

At only 21 years of age, Sandile Kubheka is the youngest doctor in SA, and he plans on staying in his beloved country.

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South Africa's youngest doctor, who qualified at the age of 20, has stated his commitment to serve his country, Rapport reported on Sunday.

"I definitely will not leave the country; I love South Africa. It is always important to give back to your country and your people," Sandile Kubheka told the newspaper.

Kubheka - one of five children raised by a single mother who worked as a sales manager at Shoprite - graduated from the University of Kwazulu-Natal in April this year.

He studied for five years, after matriculating by 15, to obtain his MBChB degree with a distinction in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Kubheka, now 21, is currently completing his first internship year at Grey's Hospital in Newcastle.

He hopes to eventually complete a masters degree and specialise in endocrinology.


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