Brian Molefe's future after Eskom up in the air

At the request of inter-ministerial committee appointed to look into the Brian Molefe's re-appointment at Eskom, Lynne Brown, Public Enterprises Minister told the Eskom board to rescind the re-appointment of Molefe as chief executive of the power utility.

Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN reporter says the board cited a host of irregularities and lack of proper processing at the utility for their decision.

And in the interest of good governance they could not allow this contract to continue.

Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN reporter

Dentlinger says at another parliamentary meeting, Brown said that Molefe was a very good manager and was key in putting the power utility in the position it is in today.

Most of the journalists wanted to know what the future of the Eskom board and Brian Molefe is.

Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN reporter

Take a listen to the full report here:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
"Eskom chair's load shedding message a veiled threat"

"Eskom chair's load shedding message a veiled threat"

Chris Yelland, MD of EE Publishers says Ben Ngubane's message that there is a risk of load-shedding comes as a surprise.

Brown directs Eskom board to rescind Molefe reappointment

Brown directs Eskom board to rescind Molefe reappointment

This comes after an inter-ministerial committee appointed by President Zuma had several discussions about Molefe’s reappointment and reached consensus.

I dare you to investigate me! - Eskom Chair Ben Ngubane

I dare you to investigate me! - Eskom Chair Ben Ngubane

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN Parliamentary Reporter Lindsay Dentlinger.

Eskom created load shedding to secure coal contracts - Natasha Mazzone

Eskom created load shedding to secure coal contracts - Natasha Mazzone

DA public enterprises shadow minister says Brian Molefe and Ben Ngubane behaved in a distasteful manner in Parliament on Tuesday.

Eskom dilly dallying on Tegeta answers

Eskom dilly dallying on Tegeta answers

EWN Reporter, Lindsay Dentlinger says Eskom hasn't really answered the question why it chose Tegeta over other companies.

Brian Molefe must fall! – ANC leadership

Brian Molefe must fall! – ANC leadership

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews labour analyst Terry Bell.

'ANC-approved state capture inquiry will unlikely hone in on Gupta family'

'ANC-approved state capture inquiry will unlikely hone in on Gupta family'

The ANC NEC has agreed to a very broad judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, reports Stephen Grootes.

Zuma's recall likely to be discussed at ANC NEC meeting - analyst

Zuma's recall likely to be discussed at ANC NEC meeting - analyst

The ANC's national executive committee is meeting on Friday amid mounting pressure for calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign.

Lynne Brown and DA to meet over claims of Eskom's destruction of key documents

Lynne Brown and DA to meet over claims of Eskom's destruction of key documents

Minister Lynne Brown told the media ahead of her budget vote that allegations around Eskom and Molefe needs to be cleared up.

Lynne Brown to launch 'wider' inquiry into state capture, Eskom and Molefe

Lynne Brown to launch 'wider' inquiry into state capture, Eskom and Molefe

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the investigation will be broad and will include the power utility’s coal contracts.

Motlanthe lashes out at Eskom CEOs on Africa Day

Motlanthe lashes out at Eskom CEOs on Africa Day

Kgalema Motlanthe says Eskom is a vital parastatal going to waste following the reappointment of Brian Molefe as group CEO.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Pan Africanist Congress's Narius Moloto explains why it supports the name Azania, a word which he says has Arabic origins.

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

A trending Twitter debate has left social media users arguing over whether Winnie the Pooh is a girl or boy.

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.

Douw Steyn is one of Africa’s richest (yet you may not have heard of him)

Douw Steyn is one of Africa’s richest (yet you may not have heard of him)

Bruce Whitfield interviews Forbes Africa's Chris Bishop to find out more about this lesser known South African billionaire.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?