Lynne Brown and DA to meet over claims of Eskom's destruction of key documents

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has announced that she intends to launch her own inquiry into allegations of state capture against state owned enterprise Eskom and its CEO, Brian Molefe.

Natasha Mazzone, DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, says she is unimpressed with the minister's intentions. Mazzone says there have already been far too many investigations where findings are made and kept a secret.

These investigations cost millions of rands.

Natasha Mazzone, DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

Mazzone says she is however pleased with the portfolio committee on public enterprises to get parliamentary approval for a full parliamentary investigation, similar to that of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

Such investigations are costly and take far too much time to reach conclusions, she adds.

The committee will be summoning members of National Treasury and Auditor-General to give them their findings.

Read: Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

We will definitely summon the Gupta family.

Natasha Mazzone, DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

The Democratic Alliance (DA) earlier said it has reliably learnt that Eskom was in the process of destroying key documents and correspondence relating to the Brian Molefe saga.

She says the minister of public enterprises has requested to meet with her next week where they will then discuss these documents.

Listen to the interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Lynne Brown and DA to meet over claims of Eskom's destruction of key documents


Read More
Lynne Brown to launch 'wider' inquiry into state capture, Eskom and Molefe

Lynne Brown to launch 'wider' inquiry into state capture, Eskom and Molefe

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the investigation will be broad and will include the power utility’s coal contracts.

Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

The DA wants Public Enterprises Min. Lynne Brown to probe claims from inside sources that Eskom is destroying crucial evidence.

"SOEs have blind spots because boards report to political heads"

"SOEs have blind spots because boards report to political heads"

Wits School of Governance's Dr Ivor Sarakinsky says ANC needs to review cooperative governance framework and deployment policy.

Lynne Brown needs to come clean - IFP MP

Lynne Brown needs to come clean - IFP MP

Brown came under fire on Tuesday as she faced a barrage of questions from MP's regarding the re-appointment Brian Molefe at Eskom.

We'll dig deep until we get truth over Molefe's return to Eskom - Parliament

We'll dig deep until we get truth over Molefe's return to Eskom - Parliament

Parliament's Public Enterprises Committee wants to institute an inquiry into Molefe's reinstatement to Eskom.

ANC says Brown, Eskom committed perjury

ANC says Brown, Eskom committed perjury

The ANC has called on government and Parliament to act decisively over Brian Molefe's reinstatement at Eskom.

Nowadays you don’t steal a million; you steal a billion! – Pravin Gordhan

Nowadays you don’t steal a million; you steal a billion! – Pravin Gordhan

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Wits School of Economics and Business Science Senior Lecturer Lumkile Mondi.

Get the tissues out for Papa Action, this won't end well - Mantshantsha

Get the tissues out for Papa Action, this won't end well - Mantshantsha

Financial Mail deputy editor Sikonathi Mantshantsha says Brian Molefe's return to Eskom is illegal and will end in tears — again.

[Watch] DA MP lambastes Eskom board

[Watch] DA MP lambastes Eskom board

DA MP and shadow minister of public enterprises Natashe Mazzone says the nation is being lied to.

Reinstating Molefe better than paying him R30m, Minister Brown tells MPs

Reinstating Molefe better than paying him R30m, Minister Brown tells MPs

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan among the MPs grilling the Public Enterprise Minister over Brian Molefe's reinstatement.

Committee not convinced by Eskom's reasoning

Committee not convinced by Eskom's reasoning

On Tuesday, MPs and the Public Enterprises portfolio committee presented questions over Brian Molefe's reinstatement.

[WATCH]  Minister Brown, Brian Molefe face grilling in Parliament

[WATCH] Minister Brown, Brian Molefe face grilling in Parliament

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown answers questions in Parliament in relation to Brian Molefe's reinstatement at Eskom.

Popular articles
Fund manager lays criminal charges against former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste

Fund manager lays criminal charges against former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Benguela Global Fund Managers Chief Investment Officer Zwelakhe Mnguni.

France exploring ways to assist City of Cape Town with water crisis

France exploring ways to assist City of Cape Town with water crisis

Xanthea Limberg says no formal agreement has been reached but it looks forward to talks and learning more from France.

'ANC may split if Dlamini-Zuma is elected leader'

'ANC may split if Dlamini-Zuma is elected leader'

Political analyst Dr Somadoda Fikeni sat down with Ray White to discuss the future of the ANC.

'This puts pressure on Jacob Zuma to vacate office earlier'

'This puts pressure on Jacob Zuma to vacate office earlier'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Daniel Silke, Political Economy Analyst at Political Futures Consultancy.

Predictably awesome new Nando's ad reminds South Africans ‘we can fix our sh$t’

Predictably awesome new Nando's ad reminds South Africans ‘we can fix our sh$t’

Watch the Guptas pack their bags and run in Nando's inspiring new advertisement.