Absa is said to have threatened to close down a bank account held by President Jacob Zuma's wife Tobeka Madiba-Zuma, flagging unexplained millions of rands passing through her account. The bank's move comes a year after it ended business relations with Zuma's son Duduzane. It follows the major banks taking a firm stance against commercial entities linked to the Gupta family, in spite of pleas by cabinet ministers close to Zuma.

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