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Video: South African sign language interpreter signs 'gibberish' at 2011 funeral

A video of the 2011 funeral ceremony for Mama Albertina Sisulu reportedly shows the sign language interpreter from Nelson Mandela’s memorial signing “gibberish”. The video was posted to the official YouTube channel of the South African government on June 22, 2011. On December 11, the Deaf Federation of South Africa said that the man was “not a recognised, professional South African sign language interpreter”. Credit: YouTube/GovernmentZA

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