'Race jokes' in South Africa

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Thu Dec 20 2012, 09:00:02

South African advertising is known for its eagerness for political commentary; very little ends up being off-limits. Blink Stefanus, or BS Beer (the double meaning for 'bullshit' being an obvious choice) is no exception. In September this year the brand won a Pendoring, a local South African advertising award for TV and print campaigns in the Afrikaans language. [...]

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