Eish! 6.8.2016 03:05 pm

Nando’s puts a dab on Zuma, ‘it’s a wing wing situation’

Nando's logo. Picture: Facebook

Nando's logo. Picture: Facebook

Politics is getting peri-peri hot.

South African chain restaurant Nando’s introduced a new TV ad, now with an angle relating to the 2016 local government elections.

In the ad, there are three men who appear to wearing EFF, ANC and DA colours. One of them can be heard mimicking the voice of president Jacob Zuma.

The ad starts with a man wearing a blue suit spinning a bottle on top of a table rounded with plates full of Nando’s chicken wings. The EFF man is heard asking if the president will pay back the money, and at the end of the ad they say, wherever the spinning bottle will point, “it’s a wing wing situation”.

The TV ad was launched on Friday night to brag about the restaurant’s latest menu offering, The Nando’s Wings Roulette.

The Wings Roulette meal includes 18 winglets in a choice of three flavours, along with a 125ml bottle of Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce.

Meanwhile, the Democratic Alliance (DA) snatched majority party status in the Tshwane metropolitan municipality with 43.10 percent of the vote, beating the African National Congress which got 41.48 as the tallying of Tshwane votes ended on Saturday.

Tshwane was the third metro with a DA majority after the Eastern Cape’s Nelson Mandela Bay and the Western Cape’s City of Cape Town.

The metro experienced mayhem in the run-up to the elections when residents embarked on violent protests against Thoko Didiza’s mayoral candidacy. Residents of Atteridgeville, Mamelodi, Soshanguve, and Hammanskraal said Didiza was not known in Tshwane and had been catapulted by the ANC leadership over incumbent mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa and his regional deputy chairman Mapiti Matsena.

The DA has 93 seats in Tshwane, the ANC got 89, while the Economic Freedom Fighters won 25 in the country’s administrative capital. The DA will have to form a coalition with another political party in Tshwane in order to govern.

 

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