South Africa: Molefe appointment finally a step too far for ANC

Issue 347 - 02 Jun 2017
Under pressure from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC), not to mention court cases and inquiries, the government has relented and moved to rescind the reappointment of Brian Molefe as chief executive of Eskom.Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown made the announcement on 31 May after consensus was reached at an inter-ministerial committee appointed by President Jacob Zuma. The committee was led by justice and correctional services minister Michael Masutha and includes Brown, finance minister Malusi Gigaba and energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

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