It’s the radio interview everyone is talking about. A gasping Atul Gupta‚ Mr State Capture himself‚ goes on air at the BBC and says he believes all is well back in his land of milk and honey. He also tells the Beeb the leaked Gupta emails are fake and that he believes disgraced spin doctors Bell Pottinger are a “credible” company. Atul must be suffering a bit of Dubai sunstroke to believe a word of it. But the bizarreness doesn’t end there. James Henderson‚ the CEO of Bell Pottinger‚ the British PR company accused of stirring racial tensions in South Africa‚ told the BBC he believes his team who worked on the Gupta family account had acted with the best of intentions. This is a far cry from the “apology” Henderson issued recently when he also announced the firing of the Bell Pottinger Gupta account manager. “At worst we were very naïve with what we got involved in‚” Henderson told BBC Radio 4. “There was certainly no intention of collaborating with corruption. We were trying to do a...

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