22 Jan Dr. Sandile Kubheka Voted 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Science & Technology
After a successful Poll by internationally reputed rating establishment, Avance Media, Dr. Sandile Kubheka has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Science & Technology in one of the most credible and respected rankings system that honours youth excellence in South Africa.
Below are the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Science & Technology as voted by the Public.
- Dr Sandile Kubheka (Medical Doctor)
- Lethabo Motswaledi (Motsoaledi & West)
- Gift Lubele (G N Lub)
- Madoda Khuzwayo (Hostriver)
- Berno Potgieter (Domestly)
- Doug Hoernle (Rethink Education)
- Marcus Swanepoel (Luno Money)
- Karen Nadasen (PayU)
- Trevor Wolfe (delvv.io)
- Matt Putman (iKhokha)
The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries voted Politician, Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi also as the 2017 Most Influential Young South African.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ Percy Tau, Model Nomzamo Mbatha, Medical Doctor, Dr Sandile Kubheka, and Musician Cassper Nyovest were also voted among the top 5 most influential young South Africans respectively.
Model and Actress Nomzamo Mbatha was also voted as the Most Influential Young South African Woman.
Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other South African youths to excel in their various endeavours.
Profile of Dr. Sandile Kubheka, South Africa’s 2017 Most Influential Young Person in Science & Technology
Dr. Sandile Kubheka is an Intensive Care Unit Medical Officer at Greys Hospital in South Africa.
He was also the youngest ever Doctor to qualify from UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine when he completed his MBChB degree at the age of just 20 in 2013 – with a distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
He is currently an Ambassador to the South African National Blood Service and in 2016, he was nominated for the prestigious Africa Youth Awards as Health Personality of the year.
Not only did he start schooling at the tender age of 5 – but he also matriculated at just 15 from the Siyamukhela High School.
He was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Science & Technology.
Source: Avance Media