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Gupta brothers (Ajay, Atul and Rajesh)


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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...


Clinging to the wreckage

The constant flow of assaults on the President's reputation – from a Constitutional Court ruling that he had breached his oath of office by refusing to pay back state funds used to build his retirement home to the outgoing State Protector's damning report on his relations with the Gupta family – have finally told on his core support base in the governing party...


Starting the post-Zuma race

After a torrent of allegations about business collusion between Zuma his family and Ajay Atul and Rajesh Gupta became public on 2 November with the release of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's investigation some Zuma allies are resigning or under threat...

Mkhize was also mentioned as a stern critic of Zuma's ties to private companies in an interview with Madonsela about the Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas who claimed he had been offered substantial sums by the Gupta family to accept the job of Finance Minister on their terms (AC Vol 57 No 22 A week of defeats for Zuma)...


Fuel fund fracas

Madonsela's report suggests that Glencore may have lost out when it was pressured to sell Optimum Coal mine to the Gupta family...


A week of defeats for Zuma

On 3 November he withdrew his application to oppose an urgent injunction calling for the release of a detailed report by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela into the legality and constitutionality of business and personal relations between the Gupta family and the Presidency...

• The Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's full report on the Gupta family and President Zuma is available here:http://www...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

Gordhan now takes the lead role in her fight: their common target is the relationship between Zuma and the Gupta family...

Madonsela's report was compiled after lengthy interviews with high-level whistle-blowers including senior government officials who accused the Gupta family of choosing cabinet ministers who would weaken the Treasury's fiscal controls...

During the investors' meeting which was held under Chatham House rules to protect the identities of those present the ANC veteran explained in detail how the Gupta brothers had benefited from taking over some state decision-making in return for propping up Zuma and his family...


Zuma largesse under fire

The list retained three of Zuma's inner circle who are linked to the influential Gupta family (AC Vol 57 No 4 Zupta Inc...

We hear this will include new details of the extent of Zuma's patronage network and new information about the presidency's relations with the Gupta family...


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