Gupta wedding not on the President's diary

May 1 - The ANC wants to know who gave the Gupta family permission to touch down at Waterkloof Air Force base. Defence officials are denying any involvement in the saga. They have now ordered an investigation.
President Jacob Zuma, pictured here at a conference. The President does not have the Gupta wedding on his public diary

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj says Jacob Zuma does not have the Gupta wedding on his public diary.

The lavish nuptials have been in the news for all the wrong reasons, after the politically connected family flew a privately chartered jet into a national key point.

The family says it's all above board, and that permission to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base was obtained through the Indian High Commission. 

However, no South African government officials seem to know who granted that permission.

The SANDF has launched an investigation.

As for the wedding, it continues apace.

In attendance, hundreds of guests, including Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse.

Maharaj says he can't comment on whether President Zuma was invited to the wedding, or whether any other ministers or government officials are in attendance.

Watch: So, who actually granted the Gupta family permission to land at Air Force Base, Waterkloof? eNCA reporter Belinda Moses reports.


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