South Africa: Inexperienced board appointed to Eskom as crisis deepens

Issue 349 - 30 Jun 2017
In a month in which hugely damaging allegations of corruption and misconduct have been levelled at South Africa’s giant power utility Eskom, the government’s feeble responses to the crisis have become increasingly untenable. In the midst of the fallout from the latest round of leaked emails and documents, which have already resulted in General Electric and Murray & Roberts beginning court action against the utility over a contract to repair boilers at Duvha coal power plant, public enterprises minister Lynne Brown appointed a new interim chief executive and four interim non-executive board members to Eskom.

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