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Johannesburg - Eskom’s next CEO is likely to be another outside appointment because the most obvious successor runs the risk of inviting more scandals.

The utility’s outspoken head of generation, Matshela Koko, has been flagged as a natural choice, which would see Eskom resume a tradition of internal promotion to the top.

He and outgoing CEO Brian Molefe have presented a common front in their increasingly vociferous arguments against Eskom’s obligation to buy renewable energy from private producers.

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