Following the African National Congress’ (ANC) decision to put forward the nomination of Brian Molefe as Member of Parliament, some can be forgiven for concluding that the governing party has officially lost its marbles.
Minister Gordhan said the substantive grounds of opposition, in those papers, were untenable, adding that the procedural points on which Oakbay falls back were without substance and technical in the extreme.
The Inkatha Freedom Party says it supports the call made this weekend, by Minister Lynne Brown, to establish a commission of inquiry into the “questionable and quite possibly unlawful business dealings” between Eskom and the Gupta family.
Central to this story, once again, is the now infamous Gupta family – which has been accused of completing suspicious transactions, with money flowing between South Africa and India.
Gossip that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has a secret love child with his former domestic worker is said to doing the rounds in a Limpopo village.
On Monday, the ad hoc committee conducting an inquiry into the fitness of the SABC board to hold office was told of political interference and censorship at the public broadcaster under the leadership of Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
Following Brian Molefe’s exit from Eskom, the newly appointed acting CEO Matshela Koko says he is not preoccupied with making his new position permanent.
Another Eskom board member has announced his resignation on Wednesday.
According to a report by the City Press, the reason the Gupta family’s ‘South African of the Year Awards’, has been postponed is because of their financial woes.
Molefe in his statement doesn’t hesitate to point the finger of blame at former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, who he says forced him resign.