Eskom

More Kusile kickbacks crop up

Daughter's school fees said to be picked up by Eskom vendors

23 May 2021 - 00:00 By THANDUXOLO JIKA

E-mails and investigative reports contained in a trove of documents detailing corruption in the Kusile power station construction project show that senior Eskom officials received a slew of apparent kickbacks - including fees paid to a top Pretoria private school.

An e-mail conversation between Eskom's former senior capital contracts manager France Hlakudi and Dianah Motlou, who was in charge of contracts at the still-incomplete mega coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga, appear to show the two colluding with contractors who received billions of rands in tenders from the power utility...

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