Ireland

Global Scan

He became famous for fake interpreting Nelson Mandela's funeral — now he's plugging an Israeli start-up

South Africa was mortified when it discovered it allowed a sign language interpreter on stage next to world leader to sign what amounted to mere gibberish. The situation got worse when reports emerged he had been connected with criminal behavior. But the man at the center of the controversy is a star once more. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Development & Education

Geo answer

In south-western Ireland sheep sometimes stray. That's where Brendan Ferris comes in. He's a shepherd. You can usually find him at his farm, the Kells Sheep Center. It's located on the Ring of Kerry, which is the answer, by the way, to our Geo Quiz.