Tag Archives | Bell Pottinger

BOKAMOSO | In the 21st century, corruption shouldn’t be this easy.

With so many blows raining on the Zupta state capture project, one could be forgiven for expecting it to be on its knees, with the looters beating a hasty retreat. The fightback includes: the incriminating GuptaLeaks; Bell Pottinger’s demise; KPMG, McKinsey and SAP in the firing line; global media coverage; the Supreme Court of Appeal judgement…

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Bell Pottinger expelled with immediate effect, following DA complaint

Note to Editors: Please find attached a soundbite by the DA Shadow Minister of Communications, Phumzile Damme MP.  The DA welcomes the Public Relations and Communications Association’s (PRCA) decision to terminate Bell Pottinger’s membership from the PR regulatory body with immediate effect. This, following a complaint by the DA that Bell Pottinger exploited racial tensions in South Africa on…

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Resignation of Bell Pottinger CEO is not a heroic act

Please find attached a soundbite by the DA National Spokesperson, Phumzile Van Damme MP. James Henderson’s decision to relinquish his role as CEO of Bell Pottinger is not in any way an act of valour – he owns 40% of the public relations firm and remains a majority shareholder. If Henderson had truly appreciated the…

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Bell Pottinger appeals DA’s complaint

Please find attached a soundbite by the DA Shadow Minister of Communications, Phumzile Van Damme MP. The DA can confirm that Bell Pottinger has submitted an appeal to the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), in reference to the decision to uphold the complaint filed by the DA. The PRCA Board of Management will now…

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Bell Pottinger complaint upheld; DA now awaits ruling – likely on 4 September

Please find attached a soundbite by the DA Shadow Minister of Communications, Phumzile Van Damme MP.  The DA has received confirmation that our complaint against Bell Pottinger has been upheld. This means that the UK’s Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Professional Practices Committee has agreed that Bell Pottinger did indeed violate its Professional Charter,…

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DA now awaits ruling of Bell Pottinger disciplinary hearing

Note to Editors: Please find attached a soundbite by the DA National Spokesperson, Phumzile Van Damme MP. Today the DA presented its evidence against Bell Pottinger in the Public Relations and Communications Association’s (PRCA) disciplinary hearing into the embattled PR firm’s conduct. The DA presented a solid case against the PR firm, on how it…

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