(The Local) A spoof music video appealing to Africans to donate radiators for freezing children in Norway got almost 850,000 hits in a week on YouTube.

The video, a parody of the 1985 US charity song “We are the World” written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, was the idea of a Norwegian group which said it aimed to challenge stereotypes about Africa.

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