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Coca-Cola commercial solves globalisation and cultural issues, apparently

“One, there has been no attempt, as often happens here, of casting ladies who are so fair as to pass for ‘local oyibos,’ which means that this particular casting manager/art director is not plagued by the much talked about colonial mentality. Secondly, we are not confronted with your usual tall and thin ladies who answer more to the Euro-American conception of beauty than the African. And lastly, the virulent disease that kills our creativity in this country

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Grant Barrett