Former Eskom executive Matshela Koko has defended himself from corruption allegations levelled against him by the power utility.
The Department of Public Enterprises has welcomed Eskom’s efforts to recoup R3.8-billion in funds lost as a result of State capture corruption.
Eskom and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) have issued summons in the North Gauteng High Court to recover funds from former Eskom executives, former Board members and members of the Gupta family.
The Department of Public Enterprises has rejected newspaper reports that Minister Pravin Gordhan “revoked the appointment of the first Black woman to be the chairperson of Eskom pension and provident fund and instead appointed Caroline Henry to the position”.
Former Eskom Board Chairperson Jabu Mabuza has denied allegations of impropriety over a tender awarded to his niece.
Energy expert, Ted Blom, has raised concerns over Eskom’s continuing financial losses, saying electricity tariff increases is going to contribute negatively to the country’s economy.
Energy analyst Chris Yelland says the judgment by the High Court in Johannesburg regarding Eskom, will have an immensely negative impact on consumers and businesses.
Eskom has urged customers to use electricity sparingly after six generation units tripped and fears increased of a return to load shedding.
Power Utility Eskom has announced the resignation of its Non-Executive Director, Sifiso Dabengwa.
Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality in the Free State can breathe a sigh of relief after Eskom partially released funds from its bank account to allow the municipality to render services.