Cape Town – Dr Lukhanyo Mekuto will be starting his first day at work on Thursday and it’s all thanks to Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille who offered him an internship.
On Wednesday, the Cape reported that while Dr Mekuto celebrated his achievement, he’s been frustrated by the lack of opportunities after submitting his thesis in February.
“I was moved when I saw the newspaper in the morning on my way to work,” De Lille said. 
De Lille said that she was curious to know which areas of study Mekuto was interested in and where she could offer a helping hand.
The mayor met Dr Mekuto in her office on Wednesday and offered him a job.
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“I think you are in the right place at the right time, you can start with us as an intern tomorrow while we look for available positions for you. You can also job shadow people …
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