Douglas Ramaphosa, who is Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's younger brother, says there is no similarity between his appointment to the board of private schools group Curro Holdings and that of Duduzane Zuma to the board of a Gupta company. Curro announced the younger Ramaphosa's appointment as an independent nonexecutive director last week. When Cyril Ramaphosa becomes president it will have obtained the services of possibly the best-connected person in the country. In the context of state capture and the future president's determination to eradicate anything with a whiff of irregularity about it, what message does this send? "It's a private sector company, so there is no issue there," says Ramaphosa junior."I don't see any conflict or problem for me to be on the board of a private company. "Curro doesn't have any contracts with government, so we're not taking government money. Whereas the Guptas were using state-owned enterprises to enrich themselves, Curro is a private school co...

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