Winter’s coolest campaign – Nando’s and Cheesekids Souperstars

After two weeks of watching Joburg go to war about a piece of art that started as a spear and then became a fear-inducing smear I am delighted to announce that Nando’s latest campaign has managed to lift the gloom.

I love this ad that tackles one of South Africa’s saddest darkest and twisty-est predilections – xenophobia.

It was shared by one of my favourite organisations Cheesekids for Humanity – led by the “grand fromage” Shaka Sisulu – who have teamed up with the chicken brand for their latest campaign. Continue reading

Xenophobia is so last season

#20. Love Jozi. For all the reasons why people flock here from as far as Kigali or Zagreb, Brussels, Sao Paulo or Asmara. There’s a sense of possibility in a city as unfinished and as brash this one.  Right now I am in love with Bradley Kirshenbaum’s  Love Jozi T-shirt brand which puts Joburg’s heart on your sleeve, and his refreshing take on “Xenocentrism” which plays on the idea of the “foreigner” as belonging to the centre rather than the periphery. Continue reading