How the Gupta Empire Bled South Africa's Coffers

The National Treasury has extracted data via the State Information Technology Agency revealing the scale of payments to the Gupta-owned media empire amounting to R260-million from provincial and national government departments over several years, Daily Maverick's Jessica Bezuidenhout writes. This comes as new evidence shows that the Guptas pocketed as much as R122-million in "success fees" from a Chinese Development Bank loan.

Left: Ajay Gupta. Right: Atul Gupta.

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