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White Lies

Award season is here and it appears (surprise, surprise) that connections seem to matter more than merit when it comes to getting the laurels.

A provincial governor (its their recommendation for one of the most prestigious awards) sent the name of a business tycoon who happens to employ his brother.

Plus ca change plus ca la meme chose.

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Summer is in the offing. And so are the sales of the clothing brands.

Recently, one of the brands announced a sale and the whole thing was over and done with within six minutes.

One of these brands, by the way, recently had a print as campaign set in Africa that was sending some pretty retrogressive and colonial vibes. Not that the Begums cared one bit.

Apollo

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