‘I’m the great fake,’ says Thamsanqa Jantjie

2013-12-27 13:11

The bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, Thamsanqa Jantjie, has called himself “a great fake”.

Jantjie’s lack of interpreting skills at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service at the FNB Stadium on December 10 caused global amusement, outrage among the deaf community and concern at how he came to be within touching distance of world leaders like US president Barack Obama.

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