As Iqbal surveys the damage, another story is coincidentally cooked up
So Piet and Iqbal think they’ve got the better of us, or found a Google loophole to deflect from their dodgy journalism
Ramaphosa is a hot mess. Medupi, under construction since 2007, was finished this week and then promptly blew up. I need some entertainment. Thank heavens, then, for Dr Iqbal Survé, entering the circus tent from stage left, squirting journalistic stool-water out of a fake flower.
Early on Thursday afternoon, Survé tweeted a link to an IOL “news” report entitled “‘Missing’ triplets mystery for father”, commenting: “Great investigation work by Sizwe Dlamini and his investigations team.”
Survé doesn’t tweet often, which is why, when he does, people sit up and take notice, sometimes even a dozen at a time. When I found his tweet, two hours after he’d posted it, it had been retweeted nine times and liked a massive 12 times...