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Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Mining Indaba)
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Mining Indaba)

Johannesburg - Three months after he was appointed minister of mineral resources, Mosebenzi Zwane helped the Gupta family acquire Glencore's [JSE:GLN] Optimum colliery.

Now it has emerged that his political adviser has a business connection with the Guptas, close friends of President Jacob Zuma.

After Zuma promoted Zwane from provincial politics to run the mines ministry in September, Malcolm Mabaso, 33, became his political adviser.

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