Voice of the Cape


Brimstone to exit SA dairy deal on anti-Israel pressure

The Brimstone Investment Corporation will exit a deal led by an Israeli company to buy South Africa’s biggest dairy producer after protests by a pro-Palestinian activist group. The investment-holding firm is in “advanced talks” with a replacement shareholder that could see it exiting its entire shareholding in Milco SA –[…]

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Israel trying to silence BDS: Lema Nazeeh 

By Anees Teladia Israeli Apartheid Week is the highlight of the year for all supporters of Palestine, as unique emphasis is placed on the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This year, a special guest of Israeli Apartheid Week, Lema Nazeeh has come to South Africa to spread awareness on the Palestinian[…]

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Sisulu statements on the Clover deal “unacceptable”: BDS

By Anees Teladia The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa has slammed International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s recent remarks on Israel, calling them “unacceptable and outrageous”. At a briefing with journalists two weeks ago, Sisulu said South Africa remained open to doing business with Israel, despite vociferous[…]

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Criticism over potential Israeli take-over of Clover

By Tauhierah Salie Concerns have been raised by Boycott Divestment Sanction South Africa after Clover received a buyout offer of R4.8 billion from newly formed company Milco, of which 60% is owned by Israel’s Central Bottling Company (CBC). Clover said in a statement on Monday that CBC has plans to[…]

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