Clicks to award scholarships to black female students while EFF ends protests

Well being and wonder retailer Clicks met with the EFF on Thursday following a protests launched by the get together at Clicks shops.

The get together launched a joint assertion with the retailer indicating that the Clicks was remorseful.

“Clicks expresses its regret to all South Africans, black ladies specifically, for the racist TRESemmé advert it printed on its web sites,” the EFF stated within the assertion.

“The EFF made it clear that the times of apologies and sorry are over — and that there have to be penalties for racism.”

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The EFF disclosed that Clicks agreed to:

  • Withdraw all TRESemmé merchandise from all its shops and change them with domestically produced merchandise;
  • Donate a minimal of fifty,000 sanitary towels, 50,000 sanitisers and masks to rural and casual settlements recognized by the EFF;
  • Award scholarships to 5 college students to pursue pharmaceutical research within the subsequent tutorial 12 months — all 5 college students have to be black, rural, African females, and orphaned by HIV/Aids; and
  • the EFF would in flip work with law-enforcement businesses to make sure that provocateurs concerned within the vandalism of Clicks shops have been delivered to e book.
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“In gentle of the above, the EFF and Clicks have put the matter in query to relaxation,” stated the get together.

“The EFF calls off protest motion in any respect Clicks shops with quick impact. Clicks can now resume regular operations.”

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