• Indian Diaspora Role In African Politics Grows … So Does Resentment

    South Africa bullying banks over closed Gupta accounts By OZY, 7:28 am

    The Gupta saga (in South Africa) reflects the dramatic rise in influence of the Indian diaspora on the continent, as well as the challenges they face — particularly allegations that they finance corrupt despots from South Africa to Uganda. Calling out influence peddling by Indian businessmen isn’t new. Nor are the prospects of a backlash — often fueled by xenophobia and economic woes. But today’s worries signal a revival of concern that had receded significantly since attacks against Indians in Ugand