Gordhan Urged to Clarify Gupta Role on Finance Post

  • Friends of president said to have met Gordhan's deputy: Times
  • Gupta family denies involvement in offering finance position

Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, delivers his 2016 budget speech to parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.

Photographer: Halden Krog/Bloomberg

South Africa’s main opposition party called on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to clarify whether his deputy was offered the ministerial post in a meeting attended by the Gupta family and the son of President Jacob Zuma.

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