amaBhungane and the Scorpio investigations unit has revealed links between the Gupta family and three people close to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, raising questions around the spectre of Brown’s own capture by Gupta-family interests.
The report identifies Brown's personal assistant, her romantic partner and her director-general as having business relations with the Gupta's.
Xolani Gwala details the story.
The names here, the PA Kim Davids, we have spoken about Kim Davids because there was an email linking her to a trip to Dubai, but also the partner Ingrid Tufvesson, she has businesses and is the director of a company called Sores OMS which appears to have two connections with the Gupta family.— Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Show anchor
The third person is director-general of the public enterprises department, Richard Sileke who according to the Gupta leaks had sent a CV to the president's son Duduzane Zuma on the 29 June 2015 and was appointed DG on the 5th of November 2015. He was apparently the head of the Free State department of economic development under Mosebenzi Zwane before....— Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Show anchor
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