US announces sanctions on Gupta brothers of South Africa

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- sify.com | a week ago

The Gupta family and Essa, known for their close links to former President Jacob Zuma, have been implicated in state capture at several state-owned entities in South Africa.

The family, Zuma, some of his Cabinet ministers and his son Duduzane are at the centre of the ongoing State Capture Commission of Inquiry. The Guptas have been implicated in various allegations of corruption, along with Zuma.

Relations between the family and Zuma has been the focal point of much of the Inquiry into State Capture, currently being chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

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