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Gupta-linked Eskom board member named in probe resigns

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Cape Town - Mark Pamensky, who is a director of a company owned by the Gupta family that has ties with President Jacob Zuma’s son, resigned as a board member of Eskom, less than a week after CEO Brian Molefe quit.

Recommendations will be made to the cabinet “soon” on how the power company’s board will be strengthened, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown said in an emailed statement announcing the resignation on Tuesday.

Pamensky has been a non-executive director at Eskom since December 2014.

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