- Fikile Mbalula has announced that ANC has served court papers on Eskom and its former Group Chief Executive, André de Ruyter,
- De Ruyter revealed the extent of corruption at Eskom involving high level ministers without naming them, in an explosive interview with Anika Larson on eTV a few weeks back.
- Earlier this week, the South African Cabinet joined President Cyril Ramaphosa in his call to the former Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter to report allegations of corruption at Eskom to the police. Read more
Last Sunday, Mbalula (the ANC) threatened to file criminal charges against De Ruyter if he did not report his allegations of corruption at Eskom to law enforcement agencies in seven days. Despite seven days not lapsing, Mbalula announced yesterday that the ANC had served the former Eskom CEO with court papers which gives him a further seven days to answer to his allegation and provide evidence.
Many regard the move as political posturing as the allegations made by de Ruyter are not new. Read more
Much like the Gupta era of state capture of state owned institutions, the allegations made by De Ruyter that senior cabinet ministers are involved in crime syndicates at Eskom, will inevitably wash out in the media over the next few weeks. Intelligence reports obtained by Daily Maverick, link two senior members of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet to four criminal cartels operating inside Eskom. Read more
Author: Bryan Groenendaal