Resource Title

Last dictator standing – advert


Nando’s South Africa TV advert pokes fun at Zimbabwean’s President Robert Mugabe as he prepares to dine alone, reflecting on the fun times he had with fellow dictators.

Resource Details

  • Date added: 23rd November 2014
  • Publisher: Nando's
  • Country of Publication: South Africa
  • Year: 2011
  • Duration: 1:00


Featuring impersonators of Muammar Gaddafi, Sadam Hussein, Mao Zedong, PW Botha and Idi Amin, the advert was withdrawn by Nando’s following condemnations and public outrage by Mugabe loyalists in Zimbabwe.

Under Zimbabwe’s law, it is an offence to insult the president or undermine the authority of the office.

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