SA's youngest doctor loves his country

Johannesburg - 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," Sabile 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.

- Read a previously published, full interview with Sabile Kubheka here.
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