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Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

Zondo commission’s own goal buys key Eskom witness more time

A string of errors saw Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo chastise the commission’s team as he was forced to allow a vital Eskom witness more time, when the commission has very little left

Zondo commission testimony: Billions wasted at Eskom

As the testimony about how Eskom was captured is heard, former high ranking officials feign shock and can’t explain how multimillion-rand contracts were paid before a single deliverable was met

Who’s who on the US blacklist

The Mail & Guardian dug through the list of more than 7 000 entries on the US Office of Foreign Assets Control’s report

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

Trillian’s stance is that Eskom's case for corruption against the firm is 'flimsy at best'

Eskom’s whistle-blower case: Daniels fights back

No less than five separate charge sheets have been presented to Daniels since her initial suspension in October last year

Auditor General cancels contracts with KPMG

The government has cancelled its auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc

#EskomInquiry: Guptas, Myeni dodge state capture hot seat

Committee planned to hear testimony from Atul and Ajay Gupta, as well as Minister Malusi Gigaba, and former SAA board chair Dudu Myeni on Tuesday

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

The portfolio committee on public enterprises wants to grill Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, the Gupta brothers and Duduzani Zuma all in one day.

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

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