Video endorsement of political leader by former South Africa rugby coach was doctored

Published on 12/10/2021 at 10:53

A chairperson of South Africa’s largest opposition party recently shared a video that appears to show former Springboks rugby coach Peter de Villiers describing a government minister as corrupt. But the claim is false: the clip has been edited and made to appear as if De Villiers, a mayoral candidate in upcoming local elections, labelled his party leader and former Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille as corrupt.