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Eskom corruption arrests: The R2bn ABB contract, Kusile kickbacks and the Kokos

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Eskom's Kusile power station in Mpumalanga.
Eskom's Kusile power station in Mpumalanga.
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Two former employees of Swiss engineering firm Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) have been arrested, along with their wives, in connection with alleged kickbacks in exchange for inflated contracts awarded to Impulse International.

The move comes as South Africans face days of load shedding over generation capacity shortage, exacerbated by the construction of the 5 500 MW Kusile power station, which remains unfinished. 

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