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Most ridiculous excuses African politicians have given for not having academic certificates

July 26, 2019 at 01:00 pm | Opinions & Features

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

July 26, 2019 at 01:00 pm | Opinions & Features

Jacob Zuma after an appearance in court last year. The Friends of Jacob Zuma Trust yesterday called on his supporters to picket outside the Johannesburg High Court next week when he appears to face a rape charge. Pic: Greg Marinovich. Circa 2005. © Sunday Times.

It is some welcoming news that some of the giants in the world of work including Google and Apple no longer require a college degree or equivalents before a person is offered a job.

The same might apply in other fields of work and in the job market in general but what happens when political leaders get into office under a false pretence or without the required educational requirements for the office.

Face2Face Africa brings you some of the most awkward and ridiculously untenable reasons that political leaders on the continent have given for not being able to present such certificates.

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