For anyone hiding under a rock this week, never fear. The interview that former Speaker of Parliament in South Africa Baleka Mbete did on Al Jazeera over the weekend with Head to Head’s Mehdi Hasan is one of those gifts that keeps on giving. It has already been watched almost 300,000 times on YouTube.

Called many things on social media – “embarrassing” and “painful” and “excruciating” mostly – classic moments keep being posted online. We offer a few morsels from this meal of embarrassment. During the 50 (excrutiatingly long) minute interview, there was plenty of laughter, from Hasan and the audience.

The entire interview, if you have the strength, is at the end.

On how the ANC does things differently to everyone else:

On the World Bank:

On knowing nothing about what has happened to bring to justice those who killed 34 miners at Marikana 7 years ago:

On Nkandla:

On her involvement in Thabo Mbeki’s “weird” theories about HIV/AIDS that have been said by doctors to have directly led to the deaths of over 300,000 people:

On how the ANC is not responsible for crime, it came from Europe 3 centuries ago:

Here is the entire interview