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Gordhan reveals plans to separate Eskom’s generation and distribution functions

CAPE TOWN, December 6  – Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Thursday announced emergency steps to prevent further stage 2 load-shedding and confirmed longer-term plans to separate Eskom’s generation and distribution capacities. Gordhan told a media briefing at the power utility’s Megawatt Park headquarters public irritation with sustained load-shedding was understandable and that the utility […]

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Brown and Gigaba back under the spotlight as parliamentary inquiry adopts Eskom

PARLIAMENT, November 28 – The parliamentary inquiry into Eskom recommends in its final report that former ministers Lynne Brown and Malusi Gigaba be summoned to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture to explain their failings as shareholder representatives in the period corruption flourished at the country’s parastatals. “The committee recommends that […]