MiWay CEO in damage control after major Afrikaner social media backlash

Deadmanza

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Twitter idiots strike again. Keep your shower thoughts to yourself idiot.
 

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I can't understand why people have not learnt that posting controversial **** on social media is stupid - you will always get a backlash

/twitter idiots
 
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It's part of our history.
Maybe part of your history, not mine. Maybe I'm part of more liberal Afrikaners than most.
In a statement published on Monday, the MiWay CEO attempted to distance his personal views expressed in the post from that of MiWay, while admitting he could have worded things better.
This just being a euphemism for STFU.
 

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MiWay Board reacts to “Lost Boys of Bird Island” social media concerns

The Board of MiWay takes note of the twitter posting by René Otto, the CEO of MiWay related to the recently published book – The Lost Boys of Bird Island. We have also noted the social media conversations that have resulted from the posting and the offense it may have caused.

We wish to emphasise that Mr Otto issued the post in his personal capacity and that the comments do not in any way reflect the views of MiWay or any related group entity. Mr Otto has issued an unconditional apology, in particular for the generalisations inferred from his posting and the harm and hurt it may have caused in the Afrikaner community. He also acknowledges that he should have been more discerning in separating his twitter profile and comments from the business of MiWay. As the Board, we regret the twitter posting and the harm it may have caused.

MiWay is a proudly South African company that celebrates and embraces the diversity of cultures in South Africa and strives to provide exceptional service to all its clients, regardless of race, gender or culture. More importantly, MiWay treats all its clients and stakeholders with respect, dignity and the highest standards of professionalism.
 

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Nah... I'm an Afrikaner and didn't feel any hurt from his post. Just think he is a poephol. No offence taken Mr Otto. Now gfy. :)
 

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Nah... I'm an Afrikaner and didn't feel any hurt from his post. Just think he is a poephol. No offence taken Mr Otto. Now gfy. :)
Same. I think many of the complainants got upset because he mentioned their imaginary friend as well.
 

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Afrikaners are such snowflakes complaining about this.

(Waiting for the backlash)
 

konfab

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What offended me more is the white guilt. A CEO of a large company is calling for other people to do something about history, yet I can guarentee he does f__kall beside virtue signal on Tw@ter.

Why doesn't he be an example to everyone and give away 99% of his money?
 

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Afrikaans snowflakes... lamgatte! kort beslis 'n dikker vel.

Where is the fiasco happening so I can tell the bliksems the above? Twitter?
 
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