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MPs to summon ministers on R13.8 billion owed to Eskom by municipalities

PARLIAMENT, May 16 – MPs on Wednesday resolved to summon the inter-ministerial task team looking into municipalities which owe the state-owned power utility, Eskom, close to R14 billion in debt to Parliament. At a meeting of Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa), Eskom board chairman Jabu Mabuza told MPs the amount the electricity utility […]

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Minister Brown names New Eskom board

JOHANNESBURG, December 8 – The department of public enterprises on Friday, announced that Cabinet approved the new board of South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom on a three-year term, retaining seven of the interim members and two new members. “Cabinet has approved a new Board for Eskom on a three-year term subject to an annual review, and expressed […]

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Eskom terminates services of evidence leader in the Koko disciplinary hearing

JOHANNESBURG, October 21 – Eskom has terminated the services of its evidence leader Sebetja Matsaung in the disciplinary hearing of suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko, the power utility said on Saturday. This followed an altercation between Matsaung and the Financial Mail’s deputy editor Sikonathi Mantshantsha after the hearing was adjourned on Friday, Eskom said […]

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Eskom board confident of turnaround

JOHANNESBURG, July 6 – Eskom’s newly-reconstituted board on Thursday expressed its support on the strides made by executive management in turning around the company’s operational and financial performance, as well as the overall strategy of sustaining this momentum. This comes after a two-day board induction session led by interim chairperson Zethembe Khoza in which Eskom’s key […]

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NUM calls for resignation of all Eskom board members

JOHANNESBURG, June 13 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the resignation of embattled Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane, and called for the immediate resignation of all other remaining board members. Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced late on Monday night that Ngubane had tendered his resignation effective immediately, and appointed Zethembe Khoza […]