Tag Archives | Lynne Brown

DA welcomes dismissal of Brian Molefe “golden handshake” appeal

The DA welcomes the dismissal of former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe’s, appeal against the ruling in January 2018 that he pay back the part of theR11 million pension pay-out he had already received. It was clear to the DA that Mr Molefe’s preposterous application had no chance of success and the court was entirely correct…

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Public Protector finds Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament

Following a complaint by the DA, the Public Protector has found Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament, when she failed to disclose if there had been any contracts of engagement between Eskom and Gupta-linked, Trillian. The report has now given President Cyril Ramaphosa 14 days to take action against the Minister after…

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Renewal requires a leaner, capable Cabinet

I congratulate President Ramaphosa on his commitment to a smaller and more capable Executive. I welcome reports that the President has heeded our calls for a smaller, less wasteful Cabinet. We believe it is entirely possible for the Executive to function even more effectively with a Cabinet of around 15 Ministers. Now is also the time…

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DA welcomes Brain Molefe “golden handshake” judgement

The DA welcomes the judgement handed down this morning by the North Gauteng High Court, ordering Brian Molefe to pay back the R11 million pension pay-out he received from Eskom. The ruling today was a victory for the South African public and should serve as a warning for all those who have been involved or…

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Matshela Koko disciplinary hearing a farce, DA to lay charges

On Monday, 18 December 2017, the DA will lay charges against the newly reinstated Eskom CEO Matshela Koko. This follows the sham of a disciplinary hearing, clearing Koko of all charges relating to misconduct. Earlier this year it came to light that Koko allegedly awarded lucrative Eskom contracts, worth R1 billion, to Impulse International, a…

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DA requests urgent update from Denel regarding financial woes

The revelations this week that state-owned arms manufacturer, Denel, has run out of money is a damning indictment on its leadership and floundering executives. The DA has written to Denel to request an urgent update on the true status of its financial affairs. Denel must come clean and give an urgent response as the DA…

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