Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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 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.
The controversial Gupta-linked misinformation website, Voetsekblog.co.za, has at last been conclusively linked to Bell Pottinger through its work for the Gupta family.
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.
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.
What is emerging is the realisation that the maintenance of peace is as important as the cessation of war, writes Thuli Madonsela.
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.
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, 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.
Following an immediate assessment of the financial position, the administrators have made a number of redundancies, it has said in a statement.
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.
The UK's Insolvency Service has launched an investigation into the former directors of disgraced PR, according to the Financial Times.
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.
Bell Pottinger Middle East, a subsidiary of the disgraced public relations firm Bell Pottinger, has been bought by a subsidiary of another PR giant.
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.
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.
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.
'There is a lot more to come out which will show that the current KPMG report is still a cover-up' - Gordhan
McKinsey and KPMG are likely to follow the same route as public relations firm Bell Pottinger, in the view of an Eskom divisional executive.
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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