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Deaf groups demand action on Mandela memorial signer

Deaf groups demand action on Mandela memorial signer
 
Thamsanqa Jantjie during the ceremony Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

Thamsanqa Jantjie the sign-language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial ceremony claimed he signed nonsense during the service because he was suffering a schizophrenic episode and hallucinating. Jabulani Blose, the head of a South African organisation for deaf people, says the government needs to take action on this issue.


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