UDM's Bantu Holomisa was the latest political leader in the anchors chair on ENCA and things were a bit..fishy. Photo: Supplied
News channel eNCA has been inviting prominent people to take over the anchor's chair on the late night news show As It Happens

The week kicked off with the Economic Freedom Fighter's Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, followed by the Democratic Alliance's Natasha Mazzone, the African National Congress's Pule Mabe and most recently, Bantu Holomisa of the president of the United Democratic Movement.

Holomisa seemed ready for the anchor's chair earlier in the day, encouraging his followers to watch the show and send questions to interact with him.

But, the gremlins got the better of the teleprompter, throwing the general into the deep blue sea.

And of course, the tweeps were on hand to have a laugh a minute. In fact there's even a #BantuHolomisaChallenge brewing...
Thankfully, the professionals helped us realise that this sometimes happens:

And the general was an absolute sport about it:
Will the general consider a career in television in the near future? We'll just have to wait and see, but at least he enjoyed the show.  

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