Eskom comes clean on Trillian lie

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Johannesburg - Eskom has been forced to admit it lied about receiving the all clear from global consultancy Oliver Wyman over payments to the Gupta-linked Trillian firm.

The consultancy pressured Eskom to come clean after it initially claimed that a R1.6bn payment to Trillian and McKinsey was above board.

In June, Eskom told Business Day, Oliver Wyman conducted an external review and the payments had passed muster. It concluded that “all payments” were “based on prudent costs incurred and value created”.  

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