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Iqbal Survé: a fantasist lashes out again

August 4, 2017

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That “other Mandela doctor” — putative media tycoon Iqbal Survé — is at it again. Survé who once professed to have been the personal physician to Nelson Mandela, surfaced with another diatribe last week which did nothing to answer the questions about his various fantastic claims to fame and fortune.

The invisible Dr Survé

June 30, 2016

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Proof of controversial South African media boss and businessman Dr Iqbal Survé’s widely trumpeted background is hard to find. In particular, there seems to be no available evidence of his major claim to fame: that he was the physician to, and personal friend of, Nelson Mandela.

Terry Bell unfairly treated, says council

August 13, 2014

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Journalist and author Terry Bell was treated "shabbily" by Independent Newspapers' Business Report, which summarily dropped his weekly column earlier this year, the Statutory Council for the Printing, Newspaper and Packaging Industries has found.

Ripping good reasons for an independent media

July 13, 2012

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An free and unfettered media provides the only antidote to propaganda serving narrow political and corporate agendas. This issue has become highly pertinent as the Irish-owned Independent News Media group in South Africa comes up for sale.