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Sunday, 25 March 2018

Supreme Media Council bans WE ad for harming Egypt-Africa relations

The Supreme Media Council thinks Egypt’s relations with the rest of Africa are too tense to withstand a (bad) joke: The Supreme Media Council has banned an advertisement from state-owned mobile network operator WE for harming Egypt’s relations with the rest of Africa, Al Mal reports. The ad in question attempts to show how dependable and friendly Egyptians are by portraying members of an African tribe as inhospitable and scary — and ready to eat Karim Abdel Aziz (watch, runtime 1:02).

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