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Clicks Stores Crisis The EFF’s Missed Opportunity

Political analyst Dr Lubna Nadvi says the EFF has got it wrong in their approach to shut down Clicks stores around the country. Dr Nadvi says the party had the perfect opportunity to use the advert to find constructive solutions in dealing with racism in South Africa. This could have also been used as a method to gain voters ahead of next year’s municipal elections. She says by reacting to the issue and not dealing with the substance of the problem, the EFF’s “political theatrics” will not resort to any significant solutions.

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 The retail group Clicks has removed TRESemmé products from its shelves, while a senior executive has resigned. The retailer says all employees involved in the publishing of the offensive advert, which compared black hair unfavourably to white hair, will go through a disciplinary hearing. In other news, Beyonce Sharma Jayegi is a Bollywood song taunting the American singing sensation Beyoncé has sparked global outrage for racist lyrics, tap here for more and TikTok is struggling to eliminate the footage of a man committing suicide off its platform which has been circulating for several days, tap here for more

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