South Africa

ANC Presidential Hopeful Dlamini-Zuma Denies Gupta Business Links

African National Congress MP and presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has denied media reports linking her to Gupta-associated businesses.

Dlamini-Zuma's alleged links to the Guptas made the news after a purported letter, written by Lord Peter Hain to UK authorities, claimed London-based banks may have handled illicit funds linked to President Jacob Zuma, his family and the infamous family.

UK authorities on Thursday said it would be probing the matter, in an effort to probe the integrity of their banks.

In a statement on Friday, the former African Union Commission chair's campaign team said she was not aware of, and has "not been officially informed" of Hain's letter.

 
 

"For the record, Dr Dlamini Zuma has no links with any of the Gupta associated businesses except for the finances received for the South African Person of the Y