Media executive linked to River Club developer

Steve Kretzmann – 30 November 2021

In June this year, the publication Cape{town}etc published an editorial criticising the controversial River Club development in Observatory, Cape Town. The editorial was swiftly removed.

Over the next week, three articles favourable to the development were published.

On 1 July, Kevin Ferguson, the chief executive of Highbury Media, which owns Cape{town}etc, was listed as a director of an online shopping company set up by the developer of the River Club project, Jody Aufrichtig, and his brother…