Fake interpreter at Nelson Mandela memorial reportedly faced murder charge

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  • slcjimmy SLC, UT
    Dec. 14, 2013 3:24 p.m.

    Surprised you neo con morons didn't tie this into Obamacare somehow...Wake up my friends. The Republican Party is practically no more. Archaic times are over!

  • fani wj, UT
    Dec. 13, 2013 6:01 p.m.

    The two men in the photo have one thing in common, both were hired for high profile jobs but they both have zero experience.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    Dec. 13, 2013 5:13 p.m.

    I don't know sign language, but I have seen it from time to time. And this guy looked like he was just doing charades.

  • FelisConcolor North Salt Lake, UT
    Dec. 13, 2013 3:25 p.m.

    As bizarre as this story may sound to Westerners incompetence like this is routine in one-party African kleptocracies, where people are hired or fired based not on their skills or experience but on their personal, family, or tribal connections.

    Mr. Jantjie obviously has some friends in very high places in the Zuma government and ANC, which would explain why he got such a high-profile job without any qualifications and why he was never charged with murder. It also explains why the South African government pretends to know nothing about his history or who hired him, and why they appear to be doing their best to sweep it under the rug.

  • mohokat Ogden, UT
    Dec. 13, 2013 3:18 p.m.

    Wow that must have been a sight. A fake Interpreter and fake President.