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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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DA argues for Bell Pottinger hearing to be open to public

Please find attached a soundbite by the DA Shadow Minister of Communications, Phumzile Van Damme MP.  The DA has written to the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to request that the disciplinary inquiry into Bell Pottinger’s racially fueled propaganda campaign for the Guptas and Zumas in South Africa, set for 18 August 2017 in…

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Bell Pottinger disciplinary hearing to commence on 18 August

The DA can confirm that the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) will proceed with a disciplinary hearing against Bell Pottinger following the DA’s complaint that it sowed racial divisions in South Africa. .@PRCA_UK schedules hearing next month to consider @Our_DA complaint against @BellPottinger https://t.co/cdiOWHLvna #pr #comms — PRWeek UK (@prweekuknews) July 18, 2017 The…

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DA to hand over list of demands to Bell Pottinger

The DA can confirm that Bell Pottinger yesterday met its deadline to respond to the DA’s complaint that it violated the Public Relations and Communications Association’s (PRCA) Professional Charter and Code of Conduct – following allegations that they sowed racial divisions in South Africa. The DA has now requested a copy of their submission. The…

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Bell Pottinger has until close of business to answer to DA’s complaint

Bell Pottinger has until the close of business today to respond to the DA’s complaint that it has violated the Public Relations and Communications Association’s (PRCA) Professional Charter and Code of Conduct, by which the company is bound. PRCA agreed to the DA’s request for an investigation into Bell Pottinger after the Gupta emails revealed…

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