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  • Skaught
    Skaught wrote:
    <p>A South African court has blocked the government from buying 11 million Chinese condoms, saying they are too small, a newspaper reported Friday.</p> <p>This happened when a rival firm, Sekunjalo Investments Corporation, turned to the High Court in Pretoria after losing the bid, arguing that <strong>their condoms were 20 percent larger than the Chinese ones</strong>.</p> <p>The Chinese condoms, with the brand name "Phoenurse," have not been approved by the World Health Organization, the US Food and Drug Administration Agency or the South African Bureau of Standards, and are 20 per cent smaller than the approved product, the country&rsquo;s <em>Beeld </em>newspaper reported.</p> <p>South Africa has more HIV infections than any country in the world, with 5.38 million of its 50 million people carrying the virus.<br /><br /><a href="http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/10282765/chinese-condoms-too-small-for-south-africans/">Article</a></p>
  • Silje Linnerud

    LOL, a friend from Senegal just shared it on Facebook yesterday. 

  • №❶ Passioη

    Contrary to what could be assumed as his source of insight, BedTyger is not from South Africa

  • A豆腐
    A豆腐 wrote:

    [...] the seller said that their condoms were 20 percent larger than the Chinese ones.

    [...] the buyer said that the condoms are 20 per cent smaller than the approved product.

    Seems that somebody was trying to sell the same product in China and South Africa without change nothing, saving latex and money, huh?

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