She said, "I don't think he was just picked up from the street. He went to a school for the deaf; I went to a school for the deaf ... . He was not able to translate from English to Xhosa to sign language. He started well, and then in the middle, he got tired and lost concentration. That did not mean he is a bad sign-language interpreter."
Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, South Africa's deputy minister for women, children and people with disabilities, told The Guardian's David Smith, "Does he have the training?