Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is the latest ANC leader to hit out at PR company Bell Pottinger for tarnishing SA’s image. Addressing the South African Communist Party’s (SACP) national congress on Wednesday‚ he accused the UK-based company of sowing racial divisions in the country. The company was engaged by the Gupta family and is accused of coming up with a campaign blaming "white monopoly capital" for SA’s problems. "It is a matter of great concern that a public relations company … from outside our country was able to so effectively poison the political discourse in our country [and] in our movement to drive their own personal narrow interest," he said. "It says much about our lack of political cohesion and ideological quality that this company‚ Bell Pottinger‚ was able to manipulate some of our own political concepts to spew division and confusion amongst us." "Some among us were so gullible‚ so believing … had so much faith in slogans that they crafted in London and were bro...

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