The Eskom/Gupta relationship

Things are hotting up in the Eskom/Gupta relationship, which is where Justice Malala gets started in this week's edition of the Burning Platform brought to you by Nando's. The role of Brian Molefe, the criminal genius of the Guptas and the reality of state capture as this one family has effectively taken control of more than just the president.
18 May 2017 English South Africa Politics · News

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