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Eskom battles to claw back Trillians

The power utility claims there was no contractual basis for the payments to the consulting company

The phrase ‘Gupta-linked’ has no content in law — Trillian counsel

Eskom’s battle to recover monies it paid to Trillian, established by Eric Wood and Salim Essa kicked off at the high court this week

Trillian payments were illegal — Eskom counsel

The utility’s battle to claw back the millions it paid to Trillian kicked off at the high court on Monday

Eskom wants its Trillian millions back

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Eskom’s whistle-blower case: Daniels fights back

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Auditor General cancels contracts with KPMG

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Wholesale grilling for Gigaba, Guptas and Duduzani Zuma in the works

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Bankers give Guptas extra time to keep records secret

Law stretched to protect Saxonwold family as wolves circle.

Eskom’s death spiral looms large

Corruption claims aside, the utility needs more cash to cover for flagging sales volumes

Gama ‘didn’t accept Gupta invitation’

The head of Transnet has distanced himself from the notorious family’s web of influence

Salim Essa exits Trillian, company at the heart of state capture allegations

Salim Essa has sold his 60% stake in Trillian Capital Partners to CEO Eric Wood, now majority shareholder.

A timeline of scandal: The reach of Gupta-associated Trillian into state money

With a history of allegations stacked up against it, Trillian has become one of the firms at the heart of state capture.

Gordhan to Denel board: Prove to us you’re not captured

The former finance minister wants the state arms manufacturer to prove it is not acting in the interests of the controversial Gupta family.

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