If you we’re ever skeptical of the relationship between the Gupta Families and Companies in South Africa, and the family of President Jacob Zuma. Than the recent revelations hasn’t shocked you. It is the new normal, as the Zuma Administration doesn’t care or has no scruples when coming to looting from the State Reserves. If it is selling bad coal expensively from a Oakbay Resources Company to the State Company Eskom. Similar agreements and giving contracts connected with Gupta owned businesses are showing disregard for governance and more of supplying funds to friendly investors who also hires Zuma’s own kin.
President Zuma is loyal to the Family of Gupta, his cronies works close with these, the State of Capture report told so and showed it by the messages and phone-call logs. This is now an older report. So the release of leaked #GuptaEmails isn’t controversial, but more of the same. The South African Government and African National Congress (ANC) are now again under fire for their connection with Gupta. It has been so for years now.
That President Zuma hasn’t cleared his name, but stalled cases, while the charges and the corruption cases has been deflected at a rate that is insane. While he has been able to get loyal men and woman in charge of important parts of government. The government has made sure the Gupta and Zuma has been defended. The National Assembly has been a saving grace as the ANC have run trust in the representation down to the ground. Therefore, that the vote of no confidence has been overturned twice.
Just like the time of Thuli Madonsela’s report was mulled and silenced, which haven’t had the willing effect. The only worthy of her report is that she has opened the doors with her investigation into the Gupta infested government. Now there isn’t happening anything since Zuma got the friendly adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane who will not do anything to rock the boat. Secondly, she wants to have peace and just made sure there isn’t further investigations into Zuma administration. This can be seen as the silence and also that the Public Protector has no interest in looking into breaches of governance by the current government.
It is damning like the reports was around the first time Finance Minister Nene Nhlanhla was fired in 2015, than a few days with David Van Rooyen and therefore the return of Pravin Gordhan. He was now the minister until March 2017. Than, a new fellow crony who was loyal to Gupta got this important ministry. Therefore, both Nhlanhla and Gordhan was fired, because they we’re both skeptical about certain agreements between the government and the Gupta companies, it was like the South African Airlines (SAA) and other ones. Parts of the sacking of Nhlanhla was because of ExecuJet Aviation, are now in the spotlight because of #GuptaEmails.
With this in mind, the stories are getting more connected, if it is IcelandSave or a private jet company. Just like the Oakbay Investment portfolio company Sahara Computers that made reservation for Matshela Koko is the step-daughter of Eskom director who bagged R1bn during 2016, in 2016 Sahara Computers fixed reservations for a hotel stay in the Oberoi Hotel, also chauffeur to drive her to the place. Therefore, you know that the government and Gupta family are working together.
Even if these emails are fake, the State of Capture and the other suspect agreements between Oakbay Investment and Oakbay Resources are questionable enough. President Zuma are clearly working hard together with the Gupta Brotherhood. Zuma has used the tools of government to earn cash for his family and the foreign investors, instead of working for the South Africans. Certainly, these stories has to end. The Fire-pools and the extensions of Nkandla in general. As the ANC NEC and the ANC Party has forgotten their mission. To care about good governance has gone into the ghost of Christmas past. The ANC under President Zuma has totally changed, but its been a slow march to the total takeover and control. Even as some individuals see themselves as the next in line. They are certainly not secure to overcome Zuma, as he did wise in the way he got rid of Mbeki. The way he got support of Malema and the Unions to take control. Now someone needs to do something similar, as the party as it is now heading in oblivion under Zuma. The trust and the relationship with the public is dying. The disgusting parts of the economic incentives between foreign investors and the President. That is back-channels for his changes of cabinet and also secret dossiers. This is all reasons that the South African people needs someone who will not use the State Reserves for his own gain, but for developing the Republic. Peace.