Theresa May put on the spot: 'Did you protest for Nelson Mandela?'

Theresa May put on the spot: 'Did you protest for Nelson Mandela?'

Theresa May visited South Africa, where she showed Britain's support for SA's plans to expropriate land legally.

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However, the UK Prime Minister was throw into the deep side after a journalist asked her what part she played in Mandela's release from Robben Island.

However, her answer was not quite to the satisfaction of South Africans. The interview was shared on Twitter by Eusebius McKaiser.

McKaiser's post sparked mixed reactions from social media users, with some claiming it did not matter if May protested Mandela's release.

Harley Woolford, who goes by the Twitter handle @HarleyWoolford, wrote: "I doubt Xi Jinping was in any any anti-apartheid group growing up, nor were any members of the Saudi royal family."
Nondlela, @Nondly, added: "The Prime Minister conducted herself professionally."
Mugee, @MugeeRock, wrote: "This was rather journalistic bullying!! Aggressive questioning does not always mean clarity. Mrs May i: a British PM who was here on a specific mandate, the questioning was meant to trap her and make this journalist look good!!!"

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However, Briefly.co.za learned some tweeps dragged May her response, budding her a wolf in sheep's clothing.

Frank Xanax, who goes by the Twitter handle @skank_hunt_43, commented: "He just showed us the wolf in sheeps clothing. She is just coming here to tell Cyril that there will be no land expropriation."

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