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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.

A journalistic travesty by Independent Media

August 25, 2016

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A proclaimed expose about a “dirty tricks campaign” against Independent News Media South Africa and its putative owner, Iqbal Survé, published this week, was a journalistic travesty. It amounted to sloppy and racist propaganda.

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.

Clarity, Kriel & the Cape Times

December 28, 2013

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A lack of adequate resources and asset-stripping by the Irish carbetbagger Tony — now Sir Anthony — O'Reilly are the real problems with the Cape Times, not the undeniable quality, let alone pigmentation, of the staff.