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Johannesburg - Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has fired her controversial personal assistant Kim Davids after reports linked her to the Gupta family.

Brown asked Davids to step down on Wednesday morning following allegations related to the email leak. A joint #GuptaLeaks investigation by News24, amaBhungane and Scorpio reported that "a Gupta web was spun around" Brown and raised serious questions about whether Davids had been compromised.

The reports showed that the Guptas flew Davids to a meeting in Dubai in December 2015, and that she stayed at the now infamous Oberio hotel.

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