Millions Paid to Improve South Africa's Image, Minister Reveals
Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa has revealed that R9.6 million (U.S.$751,000) was paid to controversial UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger to promote South Africa's image abroad. Bell Pottinger was tied to the Gupta family while under this contract.
Bell Pottinger, 6 July 2017
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News24Wire, 12 June 2017
Government entity SA Tourism spent R9.6m on a contract with controversial UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger to promote South Africa's image abroad. Read more »
Daily Maverick, 13 June 2017
A parliamentary question by DA Shadow Minister in the Presidency Sej Motau to Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa has revealed that controversial UK-based PR Company, Bell Pottinger,… Read more »
Cape of Good Hope in South Africa (file photo).
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