Bruce Koloane‚ the man seen as the fall guy for the Gupta wedding aircraft landing at Waterkloof military base four years ago‚ later asked the controversial family to sponsor a golf tournament for his 20th wedding anniversary‚ leaked e-mails show. Now he is SA’s ambassador to the Netherlands but was head of state protocol at the Waterkloof military base at the time of the wedding landing controversy. He was appointed ambassador to the Netherlands in 2014 by President Jacob Zuma after being demoted to liaison officer, subsequent to his disciplinary hearing. Koloane was found to have breached security by giving clearance for the JAI 9900 to land while carrying the Gupta wedding guests. The president’s son‚ Duduzane Zuma‚ is a business partner of the Guptas. On the day of the illegal landing Koloane was said to have told Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula’s political adviser that he was "under pressure from number one"‚ to secure clearance for landing. Koloane was found guilty of...

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