Friday 11 November 2016 Brian Molefe has issued a statement which says:"I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from 1 January 2017. I do so voluntarily: indeed I wish to pay tribute to the unfailing support I have had since I took up office form the chairman, the Board and with those with whom it has been my privilege to work. Together we brought Eskom back from the brink."And, he added: "I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part. It is rather what I feel to be the correct thing to do in the interests of the company and corporate governance."Brace yourself for the wailing and gnashing of teeth. We will soon hear that a great and competent man has left a key position in a key state enterprise because he was 'hounded out' unfairly. I don't for a minute doubt Molefe's competence or the fact that he is an excellent manager.What I do doubt is his ability to manage public affairs without falling unde...

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