South Africa: Eskom board to investigate chief exec
Issue 343 - 31 Mar 2017
Eskom is embroiled in yet another scandal after public enterprises minister Lynne Brown directed its board to investigate contracts awarded to a company associated with the stepdaughter of interim chief executive Matshela Koko. The opposition Democratic Alliance has written to public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to ask her to investigate.South Africa’s Sunday Times reported on 26 March that Koko’s department awarded eight contracts worth a combined R1bn ($75m) to project management company Impulse International while he was Eskom group executive for generation.
Want to read more?
(Access to one 100-400 word article)
Don't have an account?
Register for access to our free content
An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts,
search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map
A member of our team will be pleased to assist you
Sales – Alex Wark
Support – Tara Mulvey
Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667