Opinion: What on earth goes on at Eskom's board?

Stephen Grootes (standing in for Xolani Gwala) questions what the Eskom board was thinking with regards to former Eskom CEO's R30 million pension payout. Grootes commends Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, for "standing up" to Molefe, who left under a cloud for his relationship with the Gupta's as detailed in the Public Protectors report last year. Listen to his comments surrounding Eskom at 01:04 minutes into video:


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5 things you should know about Guptas vs Pravin Gordhan

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Blade Nzimande says attacks on Gordhan worrying, but mum on President's actions

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Cosatu ready to sign on dotted line over minimum wage deal

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DA claim of Manyi’s Eskom sponsored PPF is a bit of a stretch - analyst

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SACP: ANC's radical transformation agenda drives black elite interests

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