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How 'Dictators' Sell Fast Food In South Africa

A new TV ad from the South Africa-based chicken restaurant chain, Nando's, is prompting laughs and raising some eye brows. The ad features look-a-likes for a slew of tyrants from Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe to the late Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Gia Nicolaides, a reporter based in Johannesburg, about reaction to the ad.

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    Nando's commercial (Photo: NandosADS/YouTube)

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    "Colonel Gaddafi" in Nando's commercial. (Photo: NandosADS/YouTube)