Kusile free-for-all exposed: How Eskom 'crooks siphoned' millions from project

16 May 2021 - 00:05 By SABELO SKITI, Thanduxolo Jika and Amanda Khoza

Millions of rands in unnecessary contracts, a spending spree on furniture, and even a donation to a foundation chaired by former president Jacob Zuma's fiancé — today the Sunday Times brings you the inside story of the free-for-all that saw costs for Eskom's half-completed and behind-schedule Kusile power station spiral to R161.4bn.

A revealing series of investigative reports by law firm Bowmans, obtained by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime, paints a picture of a spending frenzy overseen by top Eskom executives, some of whom are now facing fraud and corruption charges...

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