THE ESKOM FILES | Mystery Zondo Commission 'report' may cost Eskom billions

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Mystery surrounds a "preliminary report" prepared by investigators of the Zondo Commission that stopped Eskom from paying R40 million to an aggrieved contractor - a decision that could cost Eskom more than R6 billion over the next two years.  

Direct costs associated with implementing the report's recommendations, including legal fees and further claims, totalled R26.8 million. 

But Eskom may be counting the cost of the decision for years to come as the Majuba Rail Project, a pivotal project to secure more efficient coal transport to the Majuba Power Station in Volksrust, Mpumalanga, suffers further delays. 

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