Eschel Rhoodie’s assets frozen


Dr. E. Rhoodie

Saturday, 13 January 1979

The South African government froze the South African assets of the former Information Secretary, Dr. Eschel Rhoodie, and was reported to have seized secret funds deposited in private accounts outside the country, following the Information Scandal and Erasmus Commission's Report of 1978.

• SAHO,"General South African History Timeline: 1970s", From: SAHO,[Online], Available at:,[Accessed: 18 December 2013]

Last updated : 12-Jan-2015

This article was produced by South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011

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