[WATCH] Zuma answers questions on state capture

The president is under pressure from civil society, opposition parties and alliance partners amid accusations that he is under the sway of the Gupta family.

FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma responded to questions from Members of Parliament about state capture in Parliament on Thursday.

Zuma was under pressure from civil society, opposition parties and alliance partners amid accusations that he is under the sway of the politically-connected Gupta family.

Leaked emails show the family’s alleged influence over government departments and parastatals with Zuma’s son, Duduzane Zuma, at the centre of the controversy.

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