The spy who came in from the gold

The spy who came in from the gold

CSIR head Dr Sibusiso Sibisi’s clumsy cancellation of an allegedly offensive presentation Turton was due to give at a conference (one of those dull events journalists usually avoid or sleep through) had the unintended effect of turning Turton into a minor freedom-of-speech celebrity, and gave his alarming take on water shortages and pollution far wider circulation than might have been expected.

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