Where are media freedom advocates in Motale’s case?


One of our readers, Khothatso says…It’s all silence from our proponents of free speech and media freedom when it comes to the suspicious suspension of the Citizen’s Editor, Steven Motale. Details of his suspension are sketchy but he was suspended following articles on allegations of  wrongdoing by Deputy Chairpesron of Rothschild financial dynasty, Trevor Manuel.

Where is Sipho Pityana, lips with masked tape brigade, Jackson Mthembu, SANEF, FUL, Helen Suzman Foundation? Don’t raise your hopes. Remember what happened to Vusi Mona at the Hefer commission for daring to go against the instructions given to the establishment

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  1. UIF funds are held by the Public Investment Corporation, which places these funds including government employees pension funds, with asset managers. They will invest the money in property, media, shares/stock bonds, for a return.

    1. Thanks for the clarification Sean.
      As always thanks for your input into the debates we bring forth. I think one of the other readers wanted this clarification on UIF.



  2. Please clarify how the Sunday Times is sustained by the UIF contributions. Is the UIF a shareholder?

    I hope that the finial managers at the UIF are making good investment decisions for the benefit of the contributors.

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