Ajay Gupta

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma: whistleblowers allege he allowed Gupta brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh to hand-pick ruling party members who would do their bidding for cabinet posts. Photograph: Reuters

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied that the controversial Gupta family had any influence over his appointment of cabinet ministers d(...)

Duduzane Zuma at Johannesburg’s specialised commercial crime court on charges of corruption, on Monday. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

One of former South African president Jacob Zuma’s sons has been charged with corruption linked to the alleged attempted bribery of a senior governme(...)

Employees and contractors of the Optimum Coal Mine, owned by the controversial Gupta family, demonstrate  in front of the gates of the mine in Hendrina, South Africa, on February 22nd, 2018.  Workers are on strike because of the withdrawal of services in South Africa by India’s state-owned Bank of Baroda, the only institution in the country that still banked the Guptas. Photograph: Marco Longari /AFP/Getty Images

The corporate logo on the deserted plot in a grim industrial park near Johannesburg is broken. At the front, a “To Let” sign hints at a business in de(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his state of the nation address to parliament, in Cape Town. Photograph: Ruvan Boshoff/Reuters

Cyril Ramaphosa promised to “turn the tide of corruption” in his first speech as South Africa’s president, saying the nation was entering a “new dawn”(...)

South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, celebrates with his supporters after he survived a no-confidence motion in parliament in August. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

At one end of the main street in Vrede, a dust-blown farming town in South Africa’s Free State province, stands a stone Dutch Reformed Church. At the (...)