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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Business Day by Katharine Child.]

South African tweeters are reminding Gupta PR firm Bell Pottinger, which promoted the “white monopoly capital” claims, just how hated it is.

The UK firm has been tweeting about last week’s UK election and every time it tweets, South Africans throw the company some serious shade.

The firm, according to a leaked report, decided to use the “white monopoly capital narrative” to turn media attention away from the Guptas and their unwanted influence on SA’s government.

Bell Pottinger’s campaign suggested the economic and political problems of SA were because of a rich white minority.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in March 2019 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in March 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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