Lesufi apologises for twitter comment after Boks win

File: Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi.

File: Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi.


JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has apologised for mistakenly spotting the old South African flag at the Springboks' semifinal victory.

Lesufi on Sunday posted a picture of Springboks supporters in Japan carrying what seemed to him like the old flag.

He captioned the picture as a spoiler.

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Twitter users were quick to correct Lesufi and he's apologised.

Lesufi says his reaction was prompted by the trauma of apartheid.


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