Veteran political journalist John Matisonn’s recently-published book God, Spies and Lies tells the story of the Irish takeover of the biggest English-language newspaper group in South Africa, and accuses Tony O’Reilly of taking money from the company in order to cross-subsidise losses in Dublin and London.
“It is the use of the profits for lavish parties and entertainment that has really annoyed many South Africans. As in classic anti-colonial theory, the...
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