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Meanwhile, a large government grant to the controversial pro-Zuma Gupta family has now become a loan; bad management at the national carrier, South African Airways, is coming under control; and attempts to impose accountability on a deal involving the state arms manufacturer, Denel, are being made...


Spinning Africa in Europe

The UK's largest public relations firm, founded by Lord Timothy Bell, a former election advisor to the late British Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Bell Pottinger has now cut its ties with the controversial Gupta family – which has a close business relationship with South African President Jacob Zuma and his family – after losing two major clients with ties to South Africa because of their concern about its contract with Oakbay Investments, the Guptas' holding company (AC Vol 57 No 21, Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit)...

After a storm of protest against the firm's operations on behalf of the Gupta family, Bell Pottinger ended the contract last month...


Mr Gigabyte's baptism of fire

The ANC is also divided over Gigaba, whose power derives from his leadership of the ANC Youth League from 1996 to 2004, between those who see him as a disaster because of his links to the notorious Gupta family, and those who see in him a potential saviour of the party...

At Home Affairs, Gigaba introduced a clumsy visa system which damaged the vital tourism sector, and at Public Enterprises he was seen as devising sweet deals for the Gupta family (AC Vol 56 No 13, Save the children)...


The trillion rand thank you

Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, and the controversial Gupta family are well positioned to benefit from the deal because they have interests in uranium mining (AC Vol 57 No 4, Zuma bows to business)...


Zuma's edifice starts to wobble

Anxiety is growing that Gigaba's accession signifies the completion of the 'state capture' of public finances by Zuma's patronage network and the Gupta family, which has joint business interests with Zuma's family and friends, as well as an increasing stake in local industry and commerce (AC Vol 58 No 5, Zuma's anti-Gordhan play)...

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Zuma's anti-Gordhan play

The policy has also become the code for Zuma's strategy to shore up his formidable patronage circle and ensure the continued influence of the controversial Gupta family (AC Vol 52 No 5, The Gupta factor)...

Last year, Molefe was accused by the then Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, of having a corrupt relationship with the Gupta family...


The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency

For the past year, he has been locked in battle with President Jacob Zuma over sundry investigations into the well-connected Gupta family's influence on state spending decisions and presidential plans for multi-billion dollar nuclear power contracts to be awarded to Russian state companies (AC Vol 58 No 1, Power struggle goes nuclear)...

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Power struggle goes nuclear

The controversial Gupta brothers, allies of the President, have interests in uranium (AC Vol 57 No 25, The numbers game next year)...


The numbers game next year

At the same time, Zuma is challenging the legal validity of the outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report into the business and political influence of the moneyed Gupta family...


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