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‘Deeply offensive’: lawyer in hot water over Zindzi Mandela land tweet

On the day the ambassador died, legal eagle Marc Aupiais tweeted that she ‘finally got her plot of land’

Senior reporter

A Johannesburg lawyer is staring down an investigation by the Legal Practice Council over an insensitive tweet about the death of Zindzi Mandela.

Marc Aupiais is alleged to have tweeted that Mandela – who was serving as SA’s ambassador to Denmark at the time of her death last week – “finally got her plot of land”, believed to be a veiled reference to her grave.  

Mandela had been a vocal critic of the slow pace of land reform in SA and had been a staunch voice in support of calls for the appropriation of land without compensation...

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