Nowhere to run as Eskom probe is set to begin - Karima Brown

Parliament's Public Enterprises committee is set to start off its probe into Esko on October 17.

In June, National Assembly House chairperson, Cedric Frolick, directed four portfolio committees to investigate allegations of state capture contained in the 'Gupta Leaks' emails.

The committee met behind closed doors on Wednesday to discuss a list of witnesses which apparently contains 34 names, including the Gupta brothers.

Political analyst Karima Brown says there is hope that the inquiry will shine light on some of the details.

The probe is not just into Eskom, you are also going to be seeing the probe stretched into state institutions and state owned companies such as Transnet, the Denel board, so it is a really important process that is going to unfold.

Karima Brown, political analyst and host of the Karima Brown Show

Of course there is no where to hide, unlike court, this process can't be put off, it can't be postponed, you can't appeal it. It is going to happen.

Karima Brown, political analyst and host of the Karima Brown Show

We are going to see quite extraordinary testimony from the 17th onward and something that could shake up the impasse where we are now in terms of what happens next beyond information coming into the light.

Karima Brown, political analyst and host of the Karima Brown Show

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