Transcript records the sound and fury of Iqbal Survé’s rage at Independent Newspapers staffers
“Dirty-tricks. I am not a lackey of the ANC!” he exclaimed. “The Times group’s political petticoat is showing and it is branded in DA colours,” he said. “Up yours!” he told his staff. “Get lost!” he told his Cape Times editor, Alide Dasnois, claiming she was “effectively a racist, burning with hatred”. It was “hogwash” that the decision to fire her was related to the publication by the Cape Times of a public protector’s report that was damning of his fishing company.
Yes, that’s Dr Iqbal Survé, Independent Newspapers’ boss of bosses speaking.