Tembeka Ngcukaitobi Lands in SA From The Hague, SA Impressed As Advocate Gives Credit to Legal Team

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi Lands in SA From The Hague, SA Impressed As Advocate Gives Credit to Legal Team

  • South Africa's legal team arrived back from The Hague with a presented their please against Israel
  • And they took the state of Israel before the International Court of Justice over the war in Palestine
  • Many people shared their opinions after seeing the team that made history in the international legal sphere

South Africa's legal team made it back to South Africa from their ICJ appearance against Israel. Online users had a lot to say over a video of the arrival at OR Tambo.

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi arrived from the ICJ hearing against Israel
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi is back in SA after the ICJ case against Israel and he gave credit to his colleagues. Image: Michel Porro /AFP
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Tembeka Ngcukaitobi got lots of attention for his address after landing at OR Tambo. Mzansi peeps were raving about the advocate's humble words.

SA legal team back in the country

The legal team that made its case before the International Court of Justice against Israel. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi spoke to the media, and the video gave lots of attention after he thanked his colleagues and said he was only the spokesperson and a bigger team was behind him.

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Online users applaud South Africa's legal team

People were divided as they commented on the legal team's arrival. Some people wish they could have been at the airport to welcome them, while others argued that Israel debunked their allegations. Most focussed on Tembeka Ngcukaitobi's speed, ch applauding how he emphasised teamwork

@cazzimali wasn't impressed:

"LMFAO Israel wiped the floor with their useless argument."

@blythliewanted to be there:

"Why didn’t they tell us sibahlangabeze e Airport?"

@Nongee_1 commented:

"You can always identify the most successful & most accomplished seniors by how humble they remain in spirit, their consistent brilliance, how quick they are to take accountability for any shortcomings/failures & how they never fail to acknowledge the efforts of their juniors."

@zmbulawa said:

"Listen to this fine gentleman. Making sure that credit is to the team and calling himself the “spokesperson”. What a guy!"

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@Thobeka_Rare added;

"It is so encouraging to junior staff when their senior acknowledges the work they do to contribute. Collaboration and teamwork!"

@jiggaman0000 agreed:

"I hope the day this man ascends to the seat of Chief Justice I'm alive to see it because that will be the day I know I can prophesy."

@MalusiThami applauded;

'Tembeka is pure class. The best amongst us."

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