State capture inquiry begins Monday

JOHANNESBURG - The inquiry into State Capture begins on Monday and is expected to look into the Gupta family's rise to the pinnacle of the country’s financial and political echelons.

The family arrived in South Africa just over two decades ago.

READ: The rise and fall of the Gupta empire

Judge Raymond Zondo and his team will look into the influence the Gupta family had over former president Jacob Zuma's administration.

One of the key aspects that’s expected to be looked at is the appointment of Des van Rooyen as Finance Minister.

Van Rooyen’s brief stint in 2015 saw the currency plummet.


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