South Africa http://kuow.org en Mandela Sign Language Interpreter Says He Had Schizophrenic Episode http://kuow.org/post/mandela-sign-language-interpreter-says-he-had-schizophrenic-episode The sign language interpreter <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/12/11/250179179/fake-sign-language-interpreter-marred-mandela-memorial">widely criticized as a "fake"</a> for his performance at Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa says he suffered a schizophrenic episode while on stage, a South African newspaper reported Thursday.<p>Thamsanqa Jantjie, 34, claims he "lost concentration, and started hearing voices and hallucinating," according to Johannesburg's <a href="http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/sign-language-fake-blames-illness-1.1621044#.UqmmlCf Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:03:00 +0000 editor 25348 at http://kuow.org Mandela Sign Language Interpreter Says He Had Schizophrenic Episode Douglas Foster On South Africa After Mandela http://kuow.org/post/douglas-foster-south-africa-after-mandela <p>Capitalism, democracy and HIV all arrived at about the same time in South Africa, where the promise of the Mandela era has still not been met. The nation struggles with an epidemic of poverty, illness and violence. Can the next generation of leaders reshape its cultural and political realities? Douglas Foster, author of "After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa," joins us.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 7191 at http://kuow.org Douglas Foster On South Africa After Mandela