Young UKZN law academic earns doctorate in record time

Thandiwe Jumo

Doctor Phemelo Magau, a school of law academic at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), has not only completed a Doctor of Laws (LLD) in two years but achieved this qualification at the young age of 25.

He graduated with his LLD in mercantile law at North-West University’s autumn graduation.

“I feel humbled and honoured to have attained this qualification within the minimum record time and at such a tender age. It required formidable resolve and commitment,” said Magau.

Titled “A Comparative Legal Analysis of the Promotion of Financial Education for Low-Income Earners in South Africa”, Magau’s thesis explored Covid-19’s unprecedented socio-economic effects on…

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