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Former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona during a media briefing about the state of affairs at Eskom on January 15, 2015 in Johannesburg.
Former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona during a media briefing about the state of affairs at Eskom on January 15, 2015 in Johannesburg.
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Just over five years on from his abrupt suspension, Eskom's former CEO Tshediso Matona says he still has no idea what took place during a board meeting that led to him being asked to stay home and not contact the power utility. 

Matona, a civil servant who has served in government since 1994, was appointed as the power utility's CEO at a time when Eskom was facing bouts of load shedding, a rising debt burden and funding shortfalls. 

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