President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane‚ a shareholder in many Gupta-owned companies‚ bought an apartment worth nearly R18-million at the iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa building in Dubai two years ago. Leaked e-mails show that Duduzane purchased the property with substantial assistance from the Guptas and their associates at the end of 2015. The transaction came only months before a letter was circulated in which the Zumas appeared to be seeking residency in the United Arab Emirates‚ the e-mails show. The Sunday Times at the weekend revealed an apparent plan to relocate Zuma and his family to the UAE. This included a letter prepared for Jacob Zuma requesting residency in Dubai. At the weekend‚ as he faced calls for him to stand down as president‚ Jacob Zuma denied the letter or a plan to move to Dubai. In January last year two draft letters circulated from Tony Gupta to Sahara CEO Ashu Chawla and finally to Duduzane with the subject lines: “JZ letter to Crown Prince AUH” and “JZ letter ...

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