Sharp rise in PhDs in SA under review

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- biznews.com | 5 months ago

To obtain a doctorate is a mark of esteem and intellectual capability.

In South Africa, where the majority of the population has been denied even basic proper schooling; it carries an even higher stamp of approval, of having arrived and concurred the demons of the past. When people like the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Naledi Pandor and the EFF’s Mbuyiseni Ndlozi are capped and proudly show of their doctorates; there is rightly all-round applause.

Those who do achieve this from our formerly disadvantaged community often look down on others who have not.

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