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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Times Live by Katharine Child.]

Every time in the past two months that Bell Pottinger tweeted about a UK event or issue‚ South Africans responded.

“We just wanted to talk‚” joked South Africans after the Gupta family’s former PR firm‚ Bell Potttinger‚ made their Twitter account private.

Bell Pottinger describes itself as one of the largest and “leading” full service PR companies in the United Kingdom. Now anyone who wants to follow the agency on Twitter and see their tweets needs permission.

The PR company‚ which created a campaign for the Guptas to divert attention from the family and its dealings with South African politicians to “white monopoly capital”‚ have been stalked on Twitter by angry South Africans.

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South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in June 2019 (CPI) & +5.8 y/y in June 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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