5 Africans under 26 to achieve a doctorate degree

Zimbabwean scholar Musawenkosi Saurombe got her PhD when she was 23 --- K Danielles Media

People usually react to them with shock or disbelief, because in most countries it is uncommon for people to complete a doctorate degree before the age of 30. But for these prodigies, breaking the educational status quo is their stock-in-trade.

With determination, hard work and sacrifice, these young African scholars have made the continent proud by joining an elite list of young scholars around the world that have earned or pursued a doctorate while still in their early 20s.

Check them out:

Last Edited by:Nduta Waweru Updated: May 21, 2018


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