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Iqbal sues reporter for R100 million

July 1, 2019


(From City Press, 30/06/2019) Controversial businessman Iqbal Survé on Friday issued summons against journalist Terry Bell, claiming R100 million for alleged defamation. The claim relates to a “fact check” conducted by Bell and published in 2016 into claims made by Survé about his background. Principle among these was the claim that Survé had been a […]

Beware “activists” with no knowledge of struggle history

February 21, 2014


FYI:  This is the Man Friday column of Cape Times assistant editor Tony Weaver who, like myself, has been subject to defamatory comments by a group claiming to support “real transformation” and giving uncritical support to the new regime at Independent Newspapers and the existing political establishment. OH DEAR, oh dear. Pastor Wesley Douglas (remember […]

A Marikana miner speaks

March 13, 2013


A brief report by lawyer Jim Nichol that sums up the experience and feelings of many ordinary miners who survived the horrific tragedy at Marikana.

Dialogue forum slams “erroneous reporting”

January 28, 2013


The Forum for Public Dialogue, on whose board I serve, has issued a Press statement following a report in the local Mail & Guardian newspaper that impugned the the integrity of the board while also attacking, without evidence, the business ethics of the FPD chirman, Moeletsi Mbeki. Anyone interested can con sult the Press release […]

Right to Fight to be launched

December 6, 2012


Right to Fight, a selection of 17 years of Inside Labour columns by Terry Bell, with cartoons by the internationally acclaimed Zapiro will be launched at the Book Lounge in Cape Town on December 13.