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Ramaphosa, right and left

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has been ordered by a South African court to repay R11m ($850 000) of an allegedly irregular R30m ($2m) severance package (AC Vol 59 No 4 A Saint Valentine's Day massacre of sorts)...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

4-million house; • Duduzane Zuma's son who was a business partner of the Guptas; • Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane who helped arrange access to Waterkloof air base for the Guptas' wedding guests; • Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi accused of sharing Cabinet documents with the Guptas; • Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown whose choice of appointees helped the Guptas; • Brian Molefe former chief executive of Eskom Transnet and the Public Investment Corporation and a good friend of the Guptas...


ANC dilemma deepens

The Zuma-appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has succumbed to pressure from South African banks to suspend Anoj Singh the Chief Financial Officer of the power utility Eskom pending an investigation into widespread corruption at the company which has already seen the CEO Brian Molefe and another director fired...


Zuma's chaos theory

Nevertheless his power has been checked in recent weeks by the dismissal of some key allies: Brian Molefe the former head of the power utility Eskom whom he wanted as Finance Minister; General Berning Ntlemeza head of the Hawks police special investigation unit; Hlaudi Motsoeneng the tyrannical former head of the South African Broadcasting Corporation; and Lieutenant Gen...


Zuma's anti-Gordhan play

Political analysts and dissidents in the African National Congress have been expecting Zuma either to sack Gordhan and replace him with his close ally Brian Molefe or alternatively to appoint Molefe as Deputy Finance Minister in anticipation of isolating and then sacking Gordhan...


Starting the post-Zuma race

The most important loss so far is Brian Molefe head of state electricity company Eskom (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

Other key figures whose influence would have been felt in the lobbying prior to the reversal were former SA Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni Godsell former Eskom boss Reuel Khoza Eskom Chairman Brian Molefe and banker Martin Kingston CEO of Rothschild in South Africa...

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