Lord Tim Bell, co-founder of Bell Pottinger, dies aged 77

2019-08-26 14:13

Bell, who was at the helm of the PR company for three decades, had left the firm by the time it collapsed in September 2017.

The end of White Monopoly Capital

2018-11-02 06:01

The Zuptas are gone, but inequality persists. To finally beat the slur, Ramaphosa, with the help of business, must create real wealth for black people, writes Adriaan Basson.

Lord Bell confirms SA links to Gupta propaganda site Voetsekblog

2018-06-19 19:33

The controversial Gupta-linked misinformation website,, has at last been conclusively linked to Bell Pottinger through its work for the Gupta family.

Corrupt individuals will be 'hunted down' under Ramaphosa rule - Peter Hain

2018-02-15 20:33

South African-born British peer, Lord Peter Hain, believes the writing is on the wall for corrupt individuals now that President Cyril Ramaphosa is in charge.

Let’s find ways to dream freedom anew

2017-11-18 23:59

More than two decades after the advent of democracy in South Africa, the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela sits at the heart of debates about the country’s progress, or lack thereof, writes Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi.

There is no rainbow in our nation

2017-09-24 06:07

What is emerging is the realisation that the maintenance of peace is as important as the cessation of war, writes Thuli Madonsela.

KPMG and McKinsey feel the heat as graft scandal rocks SA

2017-09-19 07:26

As global companies implicated in a graft scandal scramble to contain the damage to their reputations, politicians and law enforcement agencies are prevaricating and stalling official investigations.

Bell Pottinger fallout continues as Geoghegan’s father quits UK firm

2017-09-18 13:25

The fallout following Bell Pottinger’s collapse last week has continued, with the man who introduced the Guptas to the PR firm stepping down from a UK firm.

Heather Kerzner wants Bell Pottinger to pay back her millions – reports

2017-09-15 14:07

Heather Kerzner, who is engaged to ex-Bell Pottinger CEO James Henderson, has instructed a top lawyer to find a way to recover money she invested in the PR firm.

Bell Pottinger collapses after racial-tensions scandal in SA

2017-09-12 22:13

Following an immediate assessment of the financial position, the administrators have made a number of redundancies, it has said in a statement.


Diplomatic row should be used to SA's advantage

2019-02-07 10:43

Government missed a diplomatic opportunity to publicly challenge some of the developed countries to ensure their multinational companies that do business in South Africa subscribe to domestic laws, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

British govt agency probing former Bell Pottinger directors - Financial Times

2018-09-10 05:45

The UK's Insolvency Service has launched an investigation into the former directors of disgraced PR, according to the Financial Times.

SA editors launch defamation claim against now defunct Bell Pottinger over 'WMC' campaign

2018-05-21 12:48

The three are seeking damages in England for defamation and breach of privacy resulting from Bell Pottinger's role in the "white monopoly capital" media campaign.

PR giant takes over 'terrific' Bell Pottinger Middle East

2018-01-02 13:35

Bell Pottinger Middle East, a subsidiary of the disgraced public relations firm Bell Pottinger, has been bought by a subsidiary of another PR giant.

You can now search hundreds of #GuptaLeaks emails

2017-11-09 13:40

A pan-African whistleblowing site has made hundreds of emails from the #GuptaLeaks publicly available on its website to help Parliament’s Eskom state capture inquiry.

Lessons from KPMG: Be on guard, South Africans are on your case

2017-09-22 07:38

KPMG has learnt the hard lesson: Don't break the 11th commandment. That's because South Africa's citizens are fed up with corruption, explains David Everatt.

Private sector must also be censured when in the wrong - Jonas

2017-09-18 16:06

The fact that South African citizens are denouncing KPMG and Bell Pottinger is a good trend and bodes well for the country, former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas says.

Gordhan: I was never guilty of anything

2017-09-16 16:39

'There is a lot more to come out which will show that the current KPMG report is still a cover-up' - Gordhan

McKinsey, KPMG and Bell Pottinger will all be 'gone' - Eskom exec

2017-09-15 07:58

McKinsey and KPMG are likely to follow the same route as public relations firm Bell Pottinger, in the view of an Eskom divisional executive.

How Bell Pottinger made itself look bad

2017-09-12 10:14

The PR firm has gotten into trouble with an 'economic emancipation campaign' in which the phrase 'white monopoly capital' was used, stirring up racial tension.

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