Ex-Eskom executive says Matshela Koko knew of key suspensions ahead of time

Eskom‘s former acting financial director on Wednesday refuted testimony before the Zondo commission of former group chief executive Matshela Koko around the suspension of key executives in 2015. Nonkululeko Dlamini testified Koko demanded a copy of her CV before he, along with three other key executives, were suspended. Koko summoned Dlamini to a meeting at […]

Commission hears ex-SAA chair Dudu Myeni had input on Eskom issues, including suspensions

Continuing his testimony at the commission, former Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi recalled how former SA Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni in a call requested him to go to former president Jacob Zuma’s residence in KwaZulu-Natal for a meeting on Eskom issues. In the meeting facilitated by Myeni on 8 March 2015, she highlighted reasons for […]

Dineo Ranaka in spicy twar over former Eskom boss Matshela Koko

Dineo Ranaka has come guns blazing to defend Eskom’s former boss, Matshela Koko, against trolls who don’t believe he did a good job as acting CEO. The radio personality came under fire after she said during her Metro FM show that Koko was the right man for the job. A listener took her frustrations beyond […]

Eskom has inexperienced leadership – Matshela Koko

Former Eskom acting chief executive officer Matshela Koko said he did not buy the idea that the state-owned power utility’s implementation of stage 6 load shedding was caused by wet coal. Wet coal is an excuse,” Koko told Independent Media on Wednesday. He said it was “very” clear that the leadership of Eskom, at board […]

Former acting CEO Koko backs Shivambu’s rational and sensible plan to save Eskom

Both the EFF and Matshela Koko want to stop the deals Eskom has made with independent power producers. An opinion piece on what the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) proposes as a five-point plan to save struggling energy utility Eskom by the party’s deputy president Floyd Shivambu has earned the backing of former acting Eskom CEO […]

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Matshela Koko resigned from Eskom one hour before disciplinary hearing #StateCaptureInquiry

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture continues with testimony from Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza. Maleka appears to be wrapping up Mabuza’s evidence, and asks Mabuza if he has any final thoughts/recommendations to put forward to the commission. Mabuza reads from an email dated 11 June 2016, in which “Businessman” (determined to be […]