Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to take over as Finance Minister - reports

Reports suggest that there will be a cabinet reshuffle after the State of The Nation Address (Sona) in February.

The Sunday Times reports that the African National Congress (ANC) in the North West requested for former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, to be appointed as a Member of Parliament and Minister of Finance.

Molefe resigned last year after being implicated in the Public Protector's state capture report.

The report revealed that Molefe visited the controversial Gupta family at their residence in Saxonwold at least 14 times.

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Minister won't stop Eskom signing energy contracts - SA Renewable Energy Council

Minister won't stop Eskom signing energy contracts - SA Renewable Energy Council

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IPP contracts will not hike Eskom pricing to consumers - energy expert

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News24 reports Eskom's refusal to sign power purchasing agreements could also cost country 15 000 jobs.

Kebby Maphatsoe justifies awards to honour Motsoeneng, Myeni and Molefe

Kebby Maphatsoe justifies awards to honour Motsoeneng, Myeni and Molefe

MKMVA says transformation awards for Dudu Myeni, Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Brian Molofe made before reports of corruption emerged.

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EWN reporter, Gia Nicolaides, shares her news year for 2016.

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Eskom board recommended Matshela Koko for the position of acting CEO after the resignation of Brian Molefe.

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Madonsela report makes no adverse findings against Molefe - law expert

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is resigning, claiming the report's observations harmfully damaged his and the power utility's reputation.

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Eskom boss Brian Molefe calls it quits

In a statement, Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says he will leave Eskom on 1 January 2017.

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EWN reporter Gia Nicolaides looks at the Gupta-owned company wanting to pull out of coal deal with Eskom.

Tweeps poke fun at Brian Molefe's #SaxonwoldShebeen

Tweeps poke fun at Brian Molefe's #SaxonwoldShebeen

As the weekend strikes, tweeps are scrambling to find the watering hole now referred to as Saxonwold's best kept secret.

Presidency denies Cabinet reshuffle rumours

Presidency denies Cabinet reshuffle rumours

Presidency spokesperson says President Jacob Zuma condemns the dissemination of untruthful information about Cabinet reshuffle.

ANC KZN chair says cabinet reshuffle to ensure coherence between ANC and state

ANC KZN chair says cabinet reshuffle to ensure coherence between ANC and state

Sihle Zikalala says the reshuffle was done to ensure that ANC decisions would be implemented within government.

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