The Republic of Gupta: A Story of State Capture
One family. One entire state. This book is an investigation of who the Guptas are and how the Gupta empire came into prominence and their association to the South African State Capture. Conflicts of interest are explored along with how this empire snaked into Zuma’s reign. Their exposure by former public protector, Thuli Madonsela is explores along with the fallout they had with financial minister, Pravin Gordhan and the motives behind the March 2017 cabinet reshuffle. Pieter-Louis gives an account of how an entire family managed to convert the Republic of South Africa into the Republic of Gupta.