Brian Molefe

DA, EFF head to court over Brian Molefe

The DA and the EFF will approach the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday morning in a bid to have Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s re-appointment reviewed. Molefe was reappointed as CEO of the parastatal by the Eskom board on Friday, May 12, after a dispute over a R30m pension pay-out,[…]

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Remove entire Eskom board: Save SA

The Save South Africa campaign has welcomed government’s instruction to Eskom to remove Brian Molefe as its CEO. The move confirmed the value of civil society’s opposition to underhanded attempts to manoeuvre him back into office, it said in a statement on Wednesday. “Given the rot at Eskom and the[…]

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Molefe’s return to Eskom is perverse‚ says Nzimande

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Friday that Brian Molefe’s return to Eskom was perverse. “That’s perverse. We can’t allow perversion… Who will suffer in the end? It’s the ANC‚” Nzimande said at a conference hosted by the SACP. “We have nothing against Brian personally. We are[…]

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Lynne Brown accused of misleading parliament on Eskom contracts

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is accused of misleading parliament over a Gupta linked company. Trillian Capital Partners is owned by Salim Essa, who’s said to have links to the controversial family. The AmaBhungane investigative team reports that Trillian Capital Partners received the money to buy Optimum Coal Holdings from[…]

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Brian Molefe to return as CEO of Eskom

Brian Molefe is returning to his job as chief executive of Eskom on Monday – just months after stepping down in the aftermath of a furore over his links to the Gupta family. Board spokesman Khulani Qoma confirmed his return in an interview on radio 702 on Friday. “Definitely‚ he is[…]

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Entire Eskom board must go, says EFF

The entire Eskom board must resign, not just group chief executive Brian Molefe, the Economic Freedom Fighters said on Friday. “Suffice to say, if they do not, the EFF will make sure that Parliament dissolves them as soon as possible,” said EFF MP and spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Welcoming Molefe’s resignation[…]

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