Jacob Zuma in Parliament
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South Africa Gupta row: Angry exchanges with Zuma in parliament

South African president Jacob Zuma has strongly denied that a wealthy family alleged to have influence over him is able to appoint ministers.

During angry exchanges, Mr Zuma told parliament that he alone chooses the government.

A senior politician has said he was offered the finance minister's job by members of the Gupta family. The Guptas deny the accusation.

  • 17 Mar 2016