Questions raised about Public Protector's probe of so-called 'diabolical' plan to 'bankrupt Eskom'

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Jan Gerber, News24

The head of a non-profit that got the Public Protector to probe South Africa's renewable energy programme says her "sympathetic" views of former president Jacob Zuma should have no bearing on the investigation, which alleges a plot by Eskom's leadership to purposely sabotage the company. 

The probe into South Africa's independent power producer programme fell from view until last Tuesday when Busisiwe Mkhwebane started three days of public hearings with little advance notice.

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