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Nando's Dumps Gereth Cliff, after dismissing racial experiences of black people.

After more than 5 years of sponsorship, Nando's has dropped Gareth Cliff's show "The Burning Platform."

Following an interview on Cliff Central with DA leader John Steenhuisen and One South Africa Movement member Mudzuli Rakhivhane, Gareth has been trending for the past few days.

He has been chastised for not allowing Mudzuli to freely express her opinions and for dismissing her racist experiences as "unimportant."

This was followed by a lot of criticism and backlash. In the video, it is evident that Mudzuli was not given a fair chance to express her views and experiences with Gereth Cliff taking over her and literally being uninterested in what Mudzuli has to say.

The Burning Platform was sponsored by the well known and loved fast food restaurant Nandos. Nandos was dragged into the backlash because people felt that they were in support of the Gereth viewpoints hence they are the ones sponsoring him. Nandos posted the following ;



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π‘Šπ‘’ π‘‘π‘œ π‘›π‘œπ‘‘ , π‘Žπ‘›π‘‘ 𝑀𝑒 𝑀𝑖𝑙𝑙 π‘›π‘’π‘£π‘’π‘Ÿ, π‘–π‘›π‘£π‘Žπ‘™π‘–π‘‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’ π‘Žπ‘›π‘¦π‘œπ‘›π‘’'𝑠 𝑒π‘₯π‘π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘’π‘›π‘π‘’π‘  π‘œπ‘Ÿ π‘π‘œπ‘›π‘‘π‘œπ‘›π‘’ π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘π‘–π‘ π‘š 𝑖𝑛 π‘Žπ‘›π‘¦ π‘“π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘š. π‘Šπ‘’ π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘’ π‘‘π‘Žπ‘˜π‘–π‘›π‘” π‘‘β„Žπ‘–π‘  π‘ π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘œπ‘’π‘  π‘šπ‘Žπ‘‘π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘£π‘–π‘’π‘€"


Nandos later issued an official statement expressing their disappointment with the host, Gereth Cliff, and announcing that their contract and financial support will be terminated immediately. They advised Gereth and his team to take the matter up with the appropriate agency. On social media, many people applauded the decision taken by Nando's.

Gareth Cliff has been at the center and corner of a number of contentious racial issues, prompting some people to question his stance on race issues, inequality, and past South African injustice.

*π·π‘–π‘ π‘π‘™π‘Žπ‘–π‘šπ‘’π‘Ÿ: π‘‡β„Žπ‘’ π‘β„Žπ‘œπ‘‘π‘œπ‘  𝑒𝑠𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 π‘‘β„Žπ‘–π‘  π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘‘π‘–π‘π‘™π‘’ π‘‘π‘œ π‘›π‘œπ‘‘ π‘π‘’π‘™π‘œπ‘›π‘” π΄π‘’π‘‘β„Žπ‘œπ‘Ÿ. 𝐴𝑙𝑙 π‘π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘‘π‘–π‘‘π‘  π‘”π‘œπ‘’π‘  π‘‘π‘œ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ π‘œπ‘€π‘›π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘ .*

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