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I was friendly with Zuma, but had no ‘relationship’ with Guptas, says Manyi

State capture probe told that former GCIS boss and media mogul Mzwanele Manyi ‘lied’ during earlier testimony

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Mzwanele Manyi’s relationship with former president Jacob Zuma and members of the Gupta family came under scrutiny at the state capture inquiry on Thursday.

The former media mogul, who acquired the Guptas’ media companies in 2017, described Zuma as a “friendly person” when the commission’s Adv Kate Hofmeyr quizzed him about their relationship.

The line of questioning relates to Manyi’s transfer from the director-general post at the labour department to the Government Communication Information System in 2011...

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