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‘Zuptas’ insisting on nuclear build programme because they have taken a bribe from Russia: Malema

By Nomahlubi Jordaan | 2016-10-13 13:46:01.0

President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family are “primarily responsible” for the insistence on the nuclear build programme announced recently by Eskom because they have taken a bribe from Russia‚ EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

“Zuma and the Guptas — or the Zuptas as we call them — are primarily responsible for the insistence on the nuclear building programme which will cost South Africa more than R1 trillion because they have already accepted a bribe from the Russians.

“The recent announcement by Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and a Gupta agent that Eskom will implement a nuclear building programme is part of the corrupt insistence of the Gupta family to make corrupt gains out of the programme.

“The reality is‚ if the programme continues to go ahead‚ South Africa will be deprived of all the resources needed for basic services‚” Malema said.