Interpreter

  • Mandela signer Thamsanqa Jantjie part of group that burned two men

    12/16/13 9:04 AM

    A relative and three friends of the bogus sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service say he was among a group of people who accosted two men found with a stolen television and burned them to death in 2003.

  • Mandela 'fake' interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie says he's schizophrenic

    12/12/13 5:55 PM

    A South African deputy Cabinet minister says "a mistake happened" in the hiring of a sign language interpreter for the Nelson Mandela memorial service. Meanwhile, the interpreter, Thamsanqa Jantjie says, says he has schizophrenia.

  • Mandela ceremony interpreter called a 'fake'

    12/12/13 10:57 AM

    A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.