President Cyril Ramaphosa has never engaged with the Guptas beyond common courtesies, except in 2016, when the family needed the ANC help in restoring banking relations, he said.

In a six-page affidavit ahead of his appearance at the state capture commission, Ramaphosa said he had met the family — at the centre of SA biggest post-apartheid scandal —  three times in total, from 2012, when he was elected deputy president of the ANC...

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