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Brown denies claims Zuma instructed her to remove Eskom officials

 PARLIAMENT, November 23 – Public Enterprises Minister, Lynne Brown, on Wednesday, denied that she received a phone call from President Jacob Zuma in 2015, instructing her to suspend three Eskom executives, contradicting the explosive evidence of a former company board chair. “I said no, Advocate [Ntuthuzelo] Vanara,” Brown replied wearily when the evidence leader in […]

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Black Business Council meets to discuss leadership crisis at Eskom

JOHANNESBURG, October 9 – The Black Business Council (BBC) is meeting all its national office bearers on Monday to address the parlous state of leadership at Eskom. On Friday Eskom appointed its chief information officer and group executive for information technology, Sean Maritz, as its interim group chief executive in a “rotational basis” of the executive role. “The decision […]

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SAfrican mineworkers union demands Eskom to ditch rotating CEOs

JOHANNESBURG, October 6 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday, said that it was highly agitated by the decision of South Africa’s power utility, Eskom’s chairman, Zethembe Khoza to rotate current executives to the role of the company’s group chief executive. This comes after Eskom on Friday appointed its chief information officer and group executive for […]