Gordhan Implicates Zuma Friends in ‘Suspicious’ Transactions

  • Finance Minister seeks High Court order in Gupta-Bank Dispute
  • South African banks shut Gupta-controlled company accounts

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan filed court papers that implicate President Jacob Zuma’s friends, the Gupta family, and companies they control in “suspicious transactions” totaling 6.8 billion rand ($475 million), signalling an escalation in the battle between the Treasury and the presidency.

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