Leaders opposed to the River Club development face online smear campaign

Bulelwa Payi – 11 September 2022

Traditional and community leaders who have fought against the controversial River Club development have gone after those responsible for a website alleged to be behind a “vicious smear campaign”.

The leaders of the Observatory Civic Association (OCA) and the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Traditional Council (GKKTIC) said the anonymous site was accompanied by thousands of glossy pamphlets distributed at homes in Observatory, aimed at discrediting OCA chairperson, Professor Leslie London and GKKTIC High Commissioner, Tauriq Jenkins.

“It’s an attack on myself, the OCA and Tauriq and it’s timed to stop us from holding the developers to account…