Eskom says it's running out of coal

Eskom is battling with a low coal supply at six of its power stations, it stated on Tuesday. Three of those six plants were supplied by Tugeta, a Gupta owned company.

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Speaking to Gugu Mhlungu on The Afternoon Drive, EWN Reporter Gia Nicolaides said that it is a known fact that the power utility was involved in a calculated scheme to ensure that the Guptas owned the mine.

Eskom has been accused of paying Tugeta, the Gupta family, in essence, for Tugeta to buy Optimum coal mine from Glencore, and that was all revealed by the Gupta leaks. And ultimately what we see now is a consequence of that.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN Reporter

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