Eskom has been identified as the country’s single largest threat to economic sustainability and the economic recovery plan which has been agreed upon at Nedlac that now sits before Cabinet.
Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer has been cleared of wrongdoing following allegations of corruption, nepotism and victimisation.
Eskom has urged the public to reduce their electricity usage substantially to avoid load shedding as the power grid is severely constrained.
Eskom’s former company Secretary and Legal Head Suzanne Daniels has also told the State Capture Commission that she was offered R800 million by Gupta associate, Salim Essa, to reinstate Matshela Koko as the power utility’s acting CEO.
Former Eskom company secretary and head of legal Suzanne Daniels is on Tuesday expected to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg.
Former Eskom board chairperson, Ben Ngubane, has described as disgusting and unfortunate utterances made, calling the power utility’s board the ‘Gupta board’.
The Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture continues on Friday morning, with former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane expected to testify. Earlier this week, former Eskom board chair, Zola Tsotsi concluded his evidence and implicated Ngubane and former board member Venete Klein in wrong doing at the power utility.
Former Eskom board chair, Ben Ngubane, is expected to give evidence at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Friday.
Former Eskom board member Venete Klein has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that she was surprised to hear that former President Jacob Zuma was involved in Eskom board related matters.
Former Eskom board member Venete Klein has expressed discomfort with the fact her name was one of those that the Gupta brothers had recommended to serve on the power utility’s board in 2014.