THE ESKOM FILES | Kusile supplier 'slush fund' paid over a million towards Eskom manager's chicken farm

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The Eskom Files
The Eskom Files
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An Eskom "slush fund" paid more than R1.5 million towards an Eskom manager's personal ventures, including a chicken farm she ran alongside another Eskom executive's wife, as well as payments to her daughter.

Dianah Motlou held the position of senior contracts manager at Eskom's group capital division and ran a farming business, called HT and SBE, together with her colleague France Hlakudi's wife, Nadine.

According to documents contained in the Eskom Files - a trove of bank statements, invoices and forensic reports which reveal the core of corruption at Eskom's uncompleted mega-build project, the Kusile Power Station – Motlou did not declare her interest in the business.

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