ARTICLES RELATING TO MATSHELA KOKO

Dirty coal: Confusion over Eskom's plans for its coal-powered fleet

2019-03-24 10:18

Eskom's decommissioning plans are contained in some documents, but mixed messaging on the issue is adding to the anxiety of affected workers.

State Capture inquiry hears of secrecy around Optimum coal mine sale to the Guptas

2019-03-14 14:11

Former director general in the department of Mineral Resources Thibedi Ramontja on Thursday detailed the secrecy that surrounded the acquisition of Optimum coal mine from Glencore.

Koko blames plant cost overruns for Eskom's debt blowout

2019-03-11 21:00

Former acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has blamed its crippling levels of debt on excessive costs incurred in building new plants and denied that it could be attributed to corruption.

Eskom's Koko insisted we accept sub-standard coal, Zondo hears

2019-03-11 11:40

The state capture commission of inquiry has heard evidence that former top Eskom executive Matshela Koko personally called the manager of a Gupta-linked coal supply contract, insisting that sub-standard coal be delivered to Majuba power station.

Matshela Koko: Eskom is broken, but it wasn't the Guptas – and bailouts won't fix it

2019-02-22 16:58

The story is being told by those eager to restructure, unbundle and ultimately privatise the power utility, says Matshela Koko.

Senior Eskom staff resort to secure messaging app to stop leaks to former acting CEO

2018-10-05 19:02

Senior managers at the power utility have started to use secure messaging app Telegram in an effort to stop chats being leaked to the group's former acting CEO Matshela Koko.

Best of City Press: Ramaphosa faces fightback, Post Office in R200m debacle, and EFF accused of gender violence

2018-08-19 17:04

In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 19 August.

Eskom whistleblower case: Daniels fights back

2018-06-08 11:07

Newly appointed Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe offered the utility’s suspended head of legal Suzanne Daniels a cash settlement to walk away and not fight for her job, she has claimed in a plea explanation.

Eskom's Sean Maritz steps down, dodges disciplinary hearing

2018-03-01 13:20

The power utility says that, by stepping down, Maritz will no longer face an upcoming internal disciplinary hearing.

Koko involved Gupta associate in staff decisions, Eskom Inquiry hears

2018-02-28 12:04

A suspended top Eskom executive has told Parliament that Matshela Koko appeared to confer with Gupta business associate Salim Essa when making staffing decisions at the power utility.

 

Load shedding 'sabotage': Crime intelligence investigating Eskom power woes

2019-03-19 17:55

The police’s crime intelligence unit is investigating whether the rolling electricity blackouts are the result of sabotage by Eskom employees, sources tell News24.

Eskom's Koko slams graft accusations, says his track record speaks for itself

2019-03-12 08:03

Eskom's former acting CEO has maintained that corruption and mismanagement at the power utility had nothing to do with him, as testimony implicating him in wrongdoing mounts at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Eskom 'misled' Treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract, Zondo told

2019-03-11 13:39

Eskom appears to have mislead National Treasury about the quality of coal from a Gupta-owned coal mine in order to secure a R2.9bn contract, the state capture commission has heard.

Koko's stepdaughter got R800m tender in Eskom looting scandal - report

2019-03-10 11:37

Former acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has been accused of promising a Swiss-based engineering giant R6.5bn in future contracts if it subcontracted work on Kusile power station to Impulse International, a company partially owned by his stepdaughter, Koketso Choma.

'Why are you fighting with the Gupta family?' - A tale of Eskom's capture

2018-11-18 08:03

Former head of generation and once upon a time acting group chief executive at Eskom, Matshela Koko, intervened in a dispute over coal test results, came out to bat for the Gupta team, a forensic report has shown.

MATSHELA KOKO: SA must still have capacity to pay 'school fees' for renewables

2018-09-04 06:19

Is the latest IRP based on science and international best practice, or expedient political decisions? asks Matshela Koko, the former acting Group CEO of Eskom.

WhatsApp details Eskom's spy game

2018-07-08 10:32

Former Eskom executive Matshela Koko allegedly connived with a Mpumalanga man to get one of his colleagues fired at the state-owned enterprise.

Ngubane: I was a good, honest chairperson #EskomInquiry

2018-03-09 10:26

Former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane told the Eskom inquiry that he believes he was a good, honest chairperson.

Koko mixed politics with work at Eskom, inquiry hears

2018-02-28 17:52

While an ex-colleague has accused former top Eskom executive Matshela Koko of treating employees differently according to their politics, Koko has called the claims 'preposterous'.

ANC study group wants Koko to reappear before Eskom inquiry

2018-02-25 14:54

The ANC Study Group on Public Enterprises is concerned about reports that former acting Eskom CEO and head of generation Matshela Koko has misled the Eskom inquiry.

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