Once again, popular South African news anchor, Peter Ndoro, put his foot in his mouth when he said Cyril Ramaphosa is dead.
While many pointed out it could just be exhaustion, Ndoro has made a habit of pronouncing key political figures as deceased.
In January, Ndoro accidentally said, on a live news broadcast, that IFP leader, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, died.
The Citizen reported just a few weeks later, Ndoro was at it again when he mistakenly, and hilariously, declared Ramaphosa was dead.
He stumbled over his words when Ndoro, on Thursday, said Ramaphosa died after former president, Thabo Mbeki, commented on the death of Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s former prime minister and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). Tsvangirai died on Wednesday after a long battle with colon cancer.
Much to the delight of tweeps, Briefly.co.za gathered the video set Twitter abuzz with many people asking whether Ndoro had “issues” with death. Some also asked if he was just tired from the scores of breaking news stories this week.
That being said, you be the judge:
The blooper then caused a host of hilarious tweets:
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