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Anoj Singh suspended as Eskom CFO

Scandal-hit state power utility Eskom placed chief financial officer Anoj Singh on special leave on Thursday after he was linked to a series of questionable deals with members of the Gupta family who are

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Auditors raise flags over ex-Eskom CEOs

Eskom said on Monday that auditors have raised concerns about issues relating to Matshela Koko and Brian Molefe, who both ran South Africa’s state-run power utility this year, in their year-end review. The company’s external auditors

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Brown names new Eskom board

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has named four interim members to the board of embattled state-owned electricity company Eskom. The appointees are Banothile Makhubela, Sathie Gounden, Pulane Molokwane

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We made a R30m mistake: Eskom

Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane admits in court papers that the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) rules do not permit the large pension payout the board tried to wangle for its CEO Brian Molefe

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Eskom wants to export more power

Eskom is open to doing more business with the African continent, the utility said on Tuesday. Speaking at the annual African Utility Week that kicked off in Cape Town, Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane said that in the past 18 months, the power

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It’s ANC vs Zuma as Molefe returns to Eskom

The newly reinstated head of South Africa’s power utility has been accused of attempting to influence a former minister, reversed plans to close power plants that his predecessor claimed weren’t needed, and set the country’s ruling party

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Molefe ‘too young for early retirement’

The rules of the Eskom pension and provident fund do not allow for early retirement of Eskom employees like Brian Molefe, who are younger than 55, the Democratic Alliance told the Gauteng division of the high court

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Trevor Manuel blasts Eskom board

The Eskom board failed patently in its duties by reinstating Brian Molefe as CEO, former finance minister Trevor Manuel has argued. Addressing delegates at the Ethics Institute’s 7th Annual Conference, Manuel pulled

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Brian Molefe to return as Eskom CEO

Former Eskom boss Brian Molefe will be back in his Eskom office on Monday, board spokesman Khulani Qoma said in an interview on eNCA on Friday morning. This comes six months after his voluntary departure from the

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‘Hlaudi demanded R500 000 pay hike’

Former SABC acting CEO Phil Molefe has given explosive testimony at parliament’s SABC inquiry, saying Hlaudi Motsoeneng threatened to “go to Pretoria” after he refused to give him a R500 000 increase. Molefe was testifying under oath before

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