Durban woman graduates with master’s degree in nursing at 75

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Durban woman graduates with master’s degree in nursing at 75

The retired midwife wants to use her vast years of experience to help improve neonatal nursing care

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University of KwaZulu-Natal graduate Pumla Ntikinca is chuffed that at 75 she still drives and has achieved her master's degree in nursing.

Despite battling osteoarthritis, which left her nearly “handicapped”, Ntikinca, from the Bluff in Durban, was determined to complete her master's degree, which took her five years.

“I’m quite happy and thankful to God,” she said on Thursday...

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