SCORPIO: In The Non-Surprise Of The Year, WMCLEAKS.com Smear Campaign Tracked To A Gupta Associate

With the costly, UK-based PR spin doctors Bell Pottinger paid-up and shipped out, South Africa’s First Family, the Guptas, scrambled to find a replacement spin machine after damning revelations of their involvement in the capture of ministers and government officials, gleaned from #GuptaLeaks, began to be made public last month. Soon afterwards, several websites and […]
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Bronze statue of Jacob Zuma will chase tourists away, not attract them.”

The SABC reports that construction work for a monument of President Jacob Zuma is under way at the site where Zuma and other struggle comrades were arrested while trying to flee to Botswana. The SABC quoted the EFF’s Alfred Motsi, an opposition leader in North West, as saying that he and his party remain committed […]
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ANC’s Tsunami Of Sleaze Morphs Into A River Of Shit, Literally

Veteran journalist Ed Herbst keeps getting better with his incisive, witty and incredibly well-researched articles on burning issues facing South Africa. In this piece, he touches on the sewage and water problems facing large parts of South Africa. He paints a picture of how corruption and ineptitude on the part of the ANC has resulted in terrible sewage problems across […]
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These Charts Show The Dire State Of South Africa’s Economy

There Is Bad News All Around. There is not an awful lot of good news about. And every time we battle to pull off some improvement, government tends to score an own goal. Witness the exchange rate’s reaction and JSE selloff over the past few days following the Mining Charter ‘announcement’ as well as the […]
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Revealed! Bell Pottinger Got R5.5m For One Weekend To ‘Help’ ANC, MK In Anti-White Campaign

EDINBURGH — It doesn’t get much lower than stirring up racial animosity in the country with the legacy of apartheid hanging around its neck. South African society is riven with tension. After Nelson Mandela, emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others ensured a relatively peaceful transition to democracy, all the hard work has been rapidly undone. […]
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South Africa The Only Major Economy In The World In A Technical Recession

Of the major economies around the world, South Africa appears to have the worst performing economy of recent times. This is according to data spotted by trader and researcher Dwaine van Vuuren. Earlier this month, Stats SA announced that South Africa had entered a technical recession with two consecutive quarters of cnegative growth. Poor leadership, downgrades and a generally downbeat economy have worsened […]
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Construction work on Zuma’s monument is underway – Say no more!

Construction work is underway at President Jacob Zuma’s monument at Groot Marico in June 2017 in North West. The monument is being erected at the site, where Zuma was arrested in 1963, while he and 45 other Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) recruits were on their way to Zambia for military training. Source: Times Live
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Zuma states that poverty in South Africa began when land was taken away

President Jacob Zuma believes the question of land in South Africa must be resolved within the realm of the country’s laws and constitution. Zuma tackled the controversial issue in a speech at a Youth Day celebration in Hammarsdale, near Durban, yesterday. “The land question is very much related to the economy,” he said. “The day […]
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Markets Bloodbath As Zwane Shocks Mining Sector

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Pic: Gallo Images) There was a bloodbath on the floor of South Africa’s markets on Thursday, after Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane announced a new stringent law that will force mining firms to restructure their ownership to ensure they have 30% black ownership within 12 months. The rand dived by […]
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Paid To Kill Golden Goose: Bell Pottinger Takes South African Tourism Money As It Strangles South Africa

EDINBURGH — The operators over atLondon-headquartered public relations firm Bell Pottinger have no scruples when it comes to choosing who they work for. This was evident when Richemont boss Johann Rupert revealed that he was the focus of a politically motivated smear campaign developed by Bell Pottinger’s team – the very people he hired earlier to do his […]
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