A former Gupta driver has spilt the beans on several visits by cabinet ministers‚ senior government officials and a top parastatal CEO to the family’s Saxonwold home‚ the Sunday Times reported. It said a logbook and notes by Atul Gupta’s driver‚ John Maseko‚ revealed how President Jacob Zuma and at least two of his senior cabinet ministers — Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane — Eskom CEO Brian Molefe; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesman‚ Ronnie Mamoepa; AU Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma; and former government spin doctor Mzwanele Jimmy Manyi visited the Guptas’ residence. Soon after his visit‚ Molefe was appointed Transnet CEO. Manyi’s visit to the Guptas’ Saxonwold compound coincided with his appointment as the head of government communications. Read the full article in the Sunday Times. TMG Digital/Sunday Times

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