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Muldergate

Mervyn Rees

Muldergate

the story of the info scandal

by Mervyn Rees

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Published by Macmillan South Africa in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Rhoodie, Eschel M.,
    • Mulder, C. P.,
    • Van den Bergh, H. J.,
    • Vorster, B. J. 1915-,
    • South Africa. Dept. of Information.,
    • Political corruption -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1961-1978.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMervyn Rees, Chris Day.
      ContributionsDay, Chris, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT779.9 .R44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 222 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4217108M
      ISBN 100869540890
      LC Control Number80496750

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Mervyn Rees books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. He began a career as a journalist in , writing for The Rand Daily Mail in Johannesburg, where he eventually became deputy-editor. The Sunday Times was first published on 4 February as a weekly, sister publication of the Rand Daily Mail which at the time was "standing alone" against its rival Transvaal Leader. The publication began as the Weekly Mail, an alternative newspaper by a.

      The Muldergate scandal, also known as the Information Scandal, was a South African political scandal involving the Department of Information. [1]South African Prime Minister BJ Vorster, Dr. Connie Mulder (Minister of Information) and Dr. Eschel Rhoodie (Secretary of Department of Information) were implicated in plans to use government resources to fight a propaganda war for the then Apartheid. Muldergate, also known as the Information Scandal, was a South African political scandal involving the Department of Information. It brought down Connie Mulder .

        The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) mourns on 14 January the death of veteran journalist, Rex Gibson. Gibson, who was the last editor of respected South African newspaper, The Rand Daily Mail and who was at the coalface of the Apartheid era’s most vicious censorship laws died yesterday. His daughter Kerry shared the news on Facebook this morning “Our .   Book Review: The Chapter We Wrote. August 2, southcapenet Regular Columns. The City Press Story. One of these is Muldergate, or Infogate when the National Party set up the Citizen with taxpayers’ money and tried to buy various overseas publications in a bid to change the world view of South Africa which was often called the pariah.


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The information scandal was nicknamed Muldergate, after Dr Connie Mulder, the central person throughout the Mulder was the Minister of Information in John Vorster's government. Moreover, he was tipped to succeed John Vorster as South Africa's Prime Minister.

However, the Muldergate scandal would ruin his political career. Other articles where Muldergate scandal is discussed: John Vorster: In November the so-called Muldergate scandal (involving misappropriation of huge sums of government money and abuse of the parliamentary system), which Muldergate book been simmering for months, came to a boil.

Continuing revelations in the scandal shook the country and the National Party. On June 4,after an investigating. Muldergate: The Story of the Info Scandal [Rees, Mervyn ; Chris Day] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Muldergate: The Story of the Info ScandalAuthor: Mervyn ; Chris Day Rees. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Muldergate scandal, also known as the Information Scandal, was a South African political scandal involving the Department of Information.

South African Prime Minister B. Vorster, Dr. Connie Mulder (Minister of Information) and Dr. Eschel Rhoodie (Secretary of the Department of Information) were implicated in plans to use government resources to fight a propaganda war for the then.

Home; This edition;English, Book, Illustrated edition: Muldergate: the story of the info scandal / Mervyn Rees, Chris Day.

Rees, Mervyn. A large volume of books were written about both Muldergate and Apartheid in the s, as it was recent news, appealing to political and social scientists alike.

By the late s, scholarly interest in Muldergate had faded, and this trend continued into the s. A very simple search for Muldergate Muldergate book the University of.

*The Muldergate scandal, which was also known as the Information Scandal, involved Prime Minister BJ Vorster, Dr Connie Mulder (Minister of Information) and Dr Eschel Rhoodie (Secretary of Department of Information).

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Journalist and author Allister Sparks has written a column for Business Day comparing President Jacob Zuma's expenditure on Nkandla to other political scandals such as Watergate and Muldergate. Sparks was editor of the Rand Daily Mail when the paper exposed the fact that Information Minister Connie Mulder had been using taxpayer's money to try and buy off journalists and.

The infamous Muldergate scandal of the s was the exemplar case of apartheid’s "unorthodox diplomacy" of buying influence around the world. Book review: Selling Apartheid –.

Journalists Mervyn Rees and Chris Day write in their book Muldergate that Player was a director of The Citizen when it launched, alongside Beurt SerVaas, an American newspaper editor and politician who had worked as an agent for the US Central Intelligence Agency and was alleged to have maintained a relationship with the agency after he left.

Muldergate. Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa, (OCoLC) Named Person: Eschel M Rhoodie; C P Mulder; H J Van den Bergh; B J Vorster; C P Mulder; Eschel M Rhoodie; H J Van den Bergh; B J Vorster; Eschel Rhoodie; Connie Mulder; Hendrik van den Bergh; B J Vorster; C P Mulder: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Die Engelse pers het die debakel gedoop as Muldergate. Nadat Botha oorgeneem het as staatshoof het hy mnr. Rudolph Erasmus aangestel om ondersoek te doen na die besteding van geheime fondse. Die Erasmus-kommissie het aangevoer dat die staat niks geweet het van die besteding van geheime fondse nie en dat drr.

Connie Mulder en Eschel Rhoodie, wat. Sparks later wrote a number of critically-acclaimed books on South Africa's transition from apartheid, including Tomorrow is Another Country (), The Mind of Sout He was the editor of The Rand Daily Mail when it broke Muldergate, the story of how the apartheid government secretly /5(11).

"War of Words" is the story of a courageous reporter and a brave newspaper in apartheid-era South Africa. After joining the Rand Daily Mail inauthor Benjamin Pogrund broadened the newspaper's coverage of "African affairs," reporting on facets of black South African life given short shrift by most "mainstream" s: 4.

muldergate definition: Proper noun 1. A South African political scandal of the s, in which Prime Minister B. Vorster, Dr. Connie Mulder (Minister of Information) and Dr. Eschel Rhoodie (Secretary of Department of Information) were implicated in p. Journalists Mervyn Rees and Chris Day write in their book Muldergate that Player was a director of The Citizen when it launched, alongside Beurt SerVaas, an American newspaper editor and.

Read this book on Questia. A firsthand report of the workings of the press in the intensely troubled nation, complete with portions of the Erasmus Commission Reports never before published in the United States on the so-called Muldergate scandal.

As with all of Desmond Bagley's books the settings in and around the countries is very well done, with small details on local customs, weather, places, plants and animals all accurate and described in detail.

I also learnt about Muldergate; not anything about The X-Files but a South African political scandal/5(10). So, on the Muldergate case, there’s very little new in the book.

In presenting another case, Nixon turns to another contentious character – Max Yergan, a Black American activist who arrived in South Africa in to pursue a career in the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA).A Du Pisani (Book) South Africa's Watergate: the Muldergate scandals by Patrick O'Meara (Book) South Africa's prime minister, John Vorster: new impressions of his evolving political commitment by Edwin S Munger (Book.Muldergate.

A South African political scandal of the s, in which Prime Minister B. J. Vorster, Dr. Connie Mulder (Minister of Information) and Dr. Eschel Rhoodie (Secretary of Department of Information) were implicated in plans to use government resources to fight a .