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Public Enterprise Minister Gordhan announces changes to Eskom Board

Zuko Komisa

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Public Enterprise Minister Gordhan announces changes to Eskom Board.

On Monday, Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that Eskom chairman Mpho Makwana had resigned in a brief statement.

Mteto Nyati, a current board member, is anticipated to succeed Makwana as chairwoman during this month’s transfer process.

Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Energy Expert Adil Nchabeleng who gave an analysis on the changes announced by Gordhan to the Eskom Board

He also weighed in on Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa’s latest media briefing where he announced that Eskom is making strides in cutting load-shedding.

Listen to the full conversation here:

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Gordan says the stabilization of Eskom is still on track.

Pravin Gordhan, minister of public enterprises, said that attempts to stabilize Eskom were still on track.

 “We wish to thank Mr Makwana for his contribution during the most difficult time for Eskom. We wish him well in his future endeavours.

“Our efforts to stabilise Eskom and restructure it into three subsidiaries — generation, transmission and distribution — remain on track. As government, we are committed to ensuring that Eskom has the right skills, talent and experience to support our pursuit of a more secure energy future for South Africans.”

Eskom chairman Mpho Makwana thanked Eskom for its committed stewards for their unstinting efforts to revive the utility.

“I am grateful for the opportunity afforded to me by the government of the Republic of South Africa to serve a second term as chairperson of the Board of Directors of Eskom SOC Limited. I wish Eskom and its people success, and thank its committed stewards for their unstinting efforts to revive the utility.

“I thank the Minister for the positive, amicable manner upon which we conclude my tenure,” Makwana said. –

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