Entire Eskom board should go - Mantshantsha

The Financial Mail deputy editor says its chief financial officer Anoj Singh is being placed on special leave pending the investigation.

He says "a turkey has never voted for Christmas" and thinks the entire Eskom board should go as well as Minister of Public Enterprise Lynne Brown before Eskom could talk about conducting thorough investigation.

[LISTEN] Gigaba supports Singh suspension, says corruption must be rooted out

They should start by investigating the minister, the whole board current and past, and then we can really talk about a thorough investigation.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy Editor at FM (Financial Mail)

Anoj singh is gone and the Guptas taps are running a little bit dry. We shall see what happens in Parliament but this is a chance for a start. That start would not be real until the whole board is gone, together with Lynne brown.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy Editor at FM (Financial Mail)

To hear more of this interview, listen below:


CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Guptas, Duduzane Zuma and Eskom execs could be subpoenaed in Parly inquiry

Guptas, Duduzane Zuma and Eskom execs could be subpoenaed in Parly inquiry

Atul Gupta, former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko, Duduzane Zuma, Anoj Singh (Eskom CFO) could be subpoenaed to appear before inquiry.

[LISTEN] Gigaba supports Singh suspension, says corruption must be rooted out

[LISTEN] Gigaba supports Singh suspension, says corruption must be rooted out

Finance Minister Gigaba says he fully supports and welcomes a decision taken by Eskom to put CFO Anoj Singh on special leave.

Eskom, Denel, Transnet, Guptas and Zuma's son in Parly inquiry sights

Eskom, Denel, Transnet, Guptas and Zuma's son in Parly inquiry sights

Transnet and Denel are some of the SOEs that will be invited to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee.

Zuma and Gupta brothers may be witnesses in state capture inquiry

Zuma and Gupta brothers may be witnesses in state capture inquiry

Political analyst, Karima Brown, sums up the biggest political stories from the past 24 hours.

Shocking claims of how Eskom deliberately caused 2008 and 2014 load shedding

Shocking claims of how Eskom deliberately caused 2008 and 2014 load shedding

Former Eskom employee reveals how the load shedding of 2008 and 2014 was “self-inflicted" by Eskom.

'It seems Jacob Zuma is not in charge, the Guptas are'

'It seems Jacob Zuma is not in charge, the Guptas are'

FM Deputy Editor Sikhonathi Mantshantsha discusses Parliament prepping for its state capture inquiry on Tuesday.

How Eskom's crafty incentive scheme secured a 92% pay raise for Molefe and Singh

How Eskom's crafty incentive scheme secured a 92% pay raise for Molefe and Singh

Mail & Guardian's Phillip de Wet explains a "long-term share incentive scheme" engineered to benefit top executives.

Parliament holds preliminary hearing to gather information for Eskom probe

Parliament holds preliminary hearing to gather information for Eskom probe

EWN parliamentary reporter Gaye Davis share the news out of Parliment's probe into Eskom.

Popular articles
Van Damme: De Lille has until Monday to respond to maladministration claims

Van Damme: De Lille has until Monday to respond to maladministration claims

The DA has suspended Patricia de Lille from party activities but Eusebius McKaiser says its statement 'is clear as mud'.

LISTEN: Father of drowned toddler speaks of dangers and heartbreak

LISTEN: Father of drowned toddler speaks of dangers and heartbreak

Connor Weber, fell unnoticed into a bin of water and drowned.

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.

The Steinhoff Story: from humble beginnings to billions

The Steinhoff Story: from humble beginnings to billions

Financial Mail editor Rob Rose chats to Eusebius McKaiser about how Steinhoff became the retail giant we know, before the fall.

Zuma order to pay costs of failed legal suit, a damning indictment: Law expert

Zuma order to pay costs of failed legal suit, a damning indictment: Law expert

Law professor at Wits says the President has now been warned to consider his options very careful when playing delaying tactics.

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.

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

How businessman Max Lichaba struck gold with his jewellery company

Entrepreneur Max Lichaba built his own empire and is the CEO of Lichaba Creations and several other businesses. This is his story.