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Gupta brothers (Ajay, Atul and Rajesh)


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Zuma's chaos theory

A series of damning reports has detailed the influence of the Gupta family including bankrolling the further education and lavish lifestyle of Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma paying for his posh flat in Dubai where the Guptas also have a luxury bolt-hole and setting him up in business...


Economically bankrupt

One interpretation of this development is that the business owners perceive like much of the rest of the public that government contract awards are being dominated by the controversial Gupta family close business associates of President Zuma and his family...


Everyone's fault but Zuma's

The SACP once a strong ally of Zuma's has fallen out with him over his firing of Gordhan his relationship with the Gupta family and the increasing corruption in his government...


No place to hide

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...


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