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(Gianluigi Guercia, AFP)
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Cape Town - The morale of employees and directors has taken a dip following reports that Eskom has been ‘captured’ by the wealthy Gupta family, according to the power utility.

In a lengthy statement on Tuesday, Eskom responded to media reports suggesting that it and other state-owned companies have been ‘captured’ by politically connected families and individuals.

"In recent months the media and some industry analysts have sought to create a public perception that Eskom directors are being used as pawns to facilitate lucrative tenders to these politically connected families."

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