Molefe coal frenzy left SA in dark

15 December 2019 - 00:01 By GRAEME HOSKEN

Dodgy short-term coal supplies to Eskom have been linked to SA's catastrophic descent into stage 6 load-shedding this week.

Sabotage, poor maintenance, rain, leaky boilers and broken conveyor belts took the blame. But Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer says a large part of the reason for Eskom's near collapse are its multibillion-rand coal contracts, most of which were implemented by disgraced former CEO Brian Molefe in 2015...

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