The sign language interpreter (far right) signs tributes by Nelson Mandela's grandchildren
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Complaints over Mandela memorial sign interpreter

Deaf viewers of Nelson Mandela's memorial service have complained that the official sign language interpreter was inept.

Questions are now being raised about who he really was, after the Deaf Federation of South Africa said the signs made no sense at all.

Will Ross reports from Johannesburg.

  • 11 Dec 2013
  • From the section Africa
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