China's role in Iqbal Survé's bull shop

China's role in Iqbal Survé's bull shop

Puzzled readers of Independent Newspaper titles may wonder why they’re being treated to front-page stories about capsized cruisers on the Yangtze River.  Ed Herbst joins the dots.

Helen Zille wrote an open letter to Iqbal Survé, owner of the Sekunjalo Independent Media newspapers, on 18 January in 2015, saying: “Conducted in parallel with the extremely dangerous phenomenon of ‘state capture’, the process of consolidating our democracy is endangered by ‘media capture’ and the incremental obliteration of critical voices.”

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