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How hot dogs are feeding the fight against racism


How hot dogs are feeding the fight against racism

Durban architect launches antiracism eatery after his ‘discriminatory’ encounter at a beachfront restaurant

Senior reporter

A Durban architect is taking a stand against racism with his Anti-Racist Hotdog pop-up eatery, after he was turned away by a beachfront restaurant, he claims because of the colour of his skin.

Wandile Mthiyane, 27, who was chosen for the Obama Young Leader programme in 2019, is hosting pop-up hot dog events while he waits for a permit from the eThekwini municipality to open his eatery in the vicinity of a club that houses a restaurant, along the city’s promenade.

Mthiyane said on Thursday that he had been denied service at the club’s restaurant in October last year because he was not a member...

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