Eskom disputes Madonsela's findings

Eskom's press conference is in its second day in Johannesburg, and continues to addressthe contents of a report on allegations of state capture by former public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe broke into tears on day one of the conference while answering questions on the report.

EWN's Gia Niccolaides reports from the parastatal's headquarters at Megawatt Park.

They completely dispute Thuli Madonsela's findings and they went through a lot of allegations in the report. They went through this controversial deal between Eskom and Tegeta and the pre-payment of more than R6 million.

Gia Niccolaides, EWN reporter

Eskom says it was not the first time they have used the pre-payment mechanism and have done so in desperate situations in the past.

Stephen Grootes spoke to Ted Blom, Energy Analyst about the Eskom's response to Madonsela's report.

When I was young I was told that liars should have a good memory.

Ted Blom, Energy Analyst

This corruption on the coal side goes back to prior 2008.

Ted Blom, Energy Analyst

Listen to more details of the Eskom saga below:


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