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Pietermaritzburg twins, Drs Ziphozonke and Velenkosini Lamula, made their families and the Westgate community proud and graduated as medical doctors from UKZN on 6... Pietermaritzburg twins graduate as medical doctors

Pietermaritzburg twins, Drs Ziphozonke and Velenkosini Lamula, made their families and the Westgate community proud and graduated as medical doctors from UKZN on 6 May.

They are among the close to 8,000 graduates who received degrees during the Autumn Graduation Ceremonies. Overall, women constitute 65.76% of all graduates. The breakdown of degrees conferred by each College is as follows: the College of Agriculture, Engineering, and Science will award 1,096 degrees, the College of Health Sciences 1,060, the College of Humanities 4,029, and the College of Law and Management Studies 1,610.

The 25-year-olds said it felt surreal. ‘It was a long six years of hard work and sleepless nights. But this journey has been rewarding. All the hard work is finally paying off.’

They are doing medical internships at the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in the Eastern Cape Mthatha.

While they are not yet certain which areas of specialisation they will pursue, they are exploring their interests and enjoying the journey.

To unwind, they love watching series and going out with friends.

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