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Gupta brothers (Ajay, Atul and Rajesh)


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Jacob Zuma's costly week

This group includes Robert Gumede Vivian Reddy Sandile 'Gwabs' Zungu the Independent News and Media baron Iqbal Survé and the Gupta brothers (Ajay Atul and Rajesh) who have massive influence with Zuma and benefit from extensive patronage in return...

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Rise of the third termers

Zwane is said to be close to the politically well-connected Gupta family which has also raised eyebrows (AC Vol 52 No 5 The Gupta factor)...


Money worries

Calls were also made to the Gupta brothers – Ajay Atul and Rajesh – who are closely allied to President Jacob Zuma and his family (AC Vol 52 No 5 The Gupta factor)...

This is despite the embarrassing row that erupted two years ago when it emerged that the Gupta brothers had secured access to an airforce base near Tshwane for private jets ferrying visitors to the wedding of their 23-year-old niece Vega Gupta a scandal dubbed 'Guptagate'...


Trouble in the neighbourhood

He is also unpopular for fostering relations with the Gupta family who have a range of business interests and are closely tied to Zuma (AC Vol 52 No 7 Zuma's presidential primary)...


The last liberation election

President Jacob Zuma faced unprecedented personal criticism and ridicule because of the shooting of mineworkers in Marikana in August 2012 the attempted suborning of independent institutions US$22 million in state spending on his Nkandla homestead and his close ties with the multi-millionaire Gupta family (AC Vol 55 No 9 Politics and Pistorius in the dock)...

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Rahul Dhir

To that end Dhir has assembled a team consisting of several former Cairn employees including David Ginger who is now Delonex's Director of Exploration and Ajay Gupta its Chief Financial Officer...


Criticism mounts but the deals keep coming

One example of the risks is the attempt by the Gupta brothers who are close to President Zuma and his family to get China Railway Construction Company to build South Africa a high-speed railway...


Veterans with influence

Maphatsoe’s salary is paid by the Gupta family business associates of the Zuma family (AC Vol 52 No 5 The Gupta factor)...


Zuma’s presidential primary

For other family comforts the Zumas can thank the Gupta brothers: Ajay Atul and Rajesh the owners of Sahara Computers the New Age newspaper and interests in mining and finance (AC Vol 52 No 5)...

Duduzane and Rajesh Gupta have a deal with China Railway Construction Corporation that positions them to benefit handsomely from the planned high-speed rail link between Johannesburg Durban and Cape Town...

The Gupta brothers have we understand made a donation to the Inkatha Freedom Party for a national conference...

The Congress of South African Trade Unions worries about claims that Zuma colludes with the Guptas and launched an investigation after General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi talked of ‘the growing perception that the Gupta family is plundering resources of the country to the benefit of Duduzane’...

One union leader who was present told Africa Confidential that the Gupta brothers offered to help Cosatu and its individual leaders with anything they ‘need’ and asked whether Cosatu had any ‘projects’ that needed support...


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