The Herald Online reports:
bq. TWO Nigerian men, one of them a convicted drug dealer, are facing bribery charges after they offered Port Elizabeths only Igbo court interpreter R100 000 to resign from his job.
I suppose the tactics would be better if Igbo were a dying language.
Via Erik Dams, once again.
This isn’t the first time Leonard Domike has been in the papers:
bq. The only official Nigerian court interpreter for Port Elizabeths courts has been dealt a blow after the Justice Departments regional office in East London withheld his January and February salaries, demanding that his foreign language qualification first be verified by the Qualification Board in Pretoria.
Just a minute – the defendants want to pay him and not use him, and the Justice Department wants to use him and not pay him – there must be a solution there somewhere.
bq. The band has been making headlines after its base guitarist, Wynand Myburgh, wrote F**k God on a teenagers wallet in Witbank last month.