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Khaya Dlanga

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Khaya Dlanga* By day he perpetuates the evils of capitalism by making consumers feel insecure (he makes ads). For this he has been rewarded with numerous Loerie awards, Cannes Gold, several Eagle awards and a Black Eagle.

Khaya has an ego-crushing bank balance but an ego-boosting 6.5 million views on the popular video-sharing website YouTube.

Africa's top Digital Citizen Journalist in 2008 for innovative use of the internet, at the Highway Africa conference, the largest gathering of African journalists in the world.

Jeremy Maggs' "The Annual - Advertising, Media & Marketing 2008" listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in Advertising, Media & Marketing.

Winner of Financial Mail's Adfocus New Broom award 2009. He has listed these accolades to make you think more highly of him than you ought to.

* The views expressed in this or any future post are not necessarily his own (unless of course you agree with them).

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Africa, the motherland

We must not ridicule nor confuse genuine emotional responses with ignorance when African Americans first land here. The ignorant ones are those amongst us who…

Social media this, social media that

I got Barack Obama to answer my question, thanks to social media. I’ll get into that in a second. (Excuse me while I go on…

I beat up a cripple

Before you judge me let me explain myself. I’ve always believed in treating all equally. Even the people society has taught us not to treat…

Don’t blame Canada

When Brandon Huntley is finally deported we should give him a Caster Semenya-size welcome at the airport. Hopefully with as many blacks as there were…

Neighbours who have loud sex

I’m not a hater of people who enjoy their hanky-panky. But please keep the loud sound effects contained to the privacy of your bedroom, lounge,…

The love triangle: Men, women and money

Don’t blame her if she’s only interested in your money — not if you’re the one defining yourself by your possessions. Hey you, sitting in…

Semenya: It’s about gender not race

Let me start off by saying that Caster Semenya is a chick until proven a dude. Oh, hang on, she has been proven to be…

SABC too chicken to broadcast my response

Many years ago, when I lived in Cape Town, I dabbled in comedy. Don’t laugh, I’m not trying to be funny here. I’m profoundly serious.…