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It's ANC against Zuma as Eskom hails return of 'Papa Action' Molefe

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Eskom CEO Brian Molefe welcomes President Jacob Zuma at Megawatt Park. (Jeff Wicks, News24)
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe welcomes President Jacob Zuma at Megawatt Park. (Jeff Wicks, News24)

Cape Town - Brian Molefe, the newly reinstated CEO of Eskom, has been accused of attempting to influence a former minister, reversed plans to close power plants that his predecessor claimed weren’t needed, and set the country’s ruling party against its president.

He’s only been back on the job for two days.

Molefe, who returned to Eskom on Monday to staff posters welcoming back ‘Papa Action’, was moved to tears when he left the role in November. He resigned following a graft probe by the public protector that found he made decisions favouring the Gupta family, who are friends with President Jacob Zuma.

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