Thamsanqa Jantjie

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The man who caused a world-wide furore over his fake sign language at Nelson Mandela's funeral was part of a gang of "necklacers
There were many contenders, but the contest for the act that best sanctified the memory of Nelson Mandela was won by the handshake of Barack Obama and Raul Castro. That two such men could, but for a moment, be so cordial and content with one another attests to how he was regarded by so many sides. The eulogies and the emotions expressed by South Africans of all colours exhibited how much Mandela did for his people.
Controversial interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie has confirmed his sign language at the Nelson Mandela memorial was "100% intentional".
If, like most people, you've been curious to know what the controversial signer at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was
I am no expert. But even to the untrained eye you could tell he was not doing what he should be. The guy looked about as bored as most of us get watching X Factor - glancing occasionally to the heavens for inspiration or to see if the rain was ever going to stop.