Browsing: Brian Molefe

Eskom wants its clients to pay on average 19,9% more for electricity from 1 April next year and proposes that municipalities pay 27,3% more for bulk electricity purchases from 1 July 2018. This comes against the background of controversy about

The Eskom board must rescind the reappointment of Brian Molefe as CEO of the state-owned electricity utility, public enterprises minister Lynne Brown said in Cape Town on Wednesday. The order by the minister comes days after

South Africa has, in the past, been credited with taking on innovative corporate governance standards and integrated reporting. So, it’s particularly depressing to see the spectacle around the country’s largest state-owned enterprise, power utility 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

After months of attacks by opposition parties, labour unions and the courts, President Jacob Zuma now appears to be on a collision course with a more dangerous adversary: his own ruling ANC. ANC secretary-general

Nuclear energy in South Africa is a hotly contested issue — so much so that a court recently ruled against the government’s plans to issue a contract for the construction of eight new nuclear power stations. The ruling appeared to have delivered

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

The ANC has told President Jacob Zuma’s government that it should rescind a decision to reappoint Brian Molefe as CEO of state power utility Eskom, party secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said. ANC officials told the government of their

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