Controversial Gupta family backer Mzwanele Manyi has been drawn into the dark web of state-owned company capture by the family‚ leaked e-mails show. The Times reports that a damning series of leaked e-mails, detailing the extent to which the Gupta family has captured politicians and state entities‚ reveals more evidence that the family appeared to play a role in the appointment of board members at state-owned companies. The e-mails also reveal how former government spin doctor Manyi sought from the family positions on state-owned companies for himself and an unwitting former colleague. Attorney Xoliswa Mpongoshe was shocked when approached on Sunday and told that e-mails showed that Manyi had forwarded her CV to the controversial family in May 2014. "Oh my goodness…. There was a time when‚ I’m not sure it if was Eskom or Transnet‚ were busy with changes to their board. "He (Manyi) called me … (and) it was like: ‘Can you send me your CV‚ they need people with a legal background who a...

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