The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) has requested Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to investigate alleged corruption and poor corporate governance at the country’s two major parastatals, Eskom and Transnet. Casac also wants Mkhwebane to look into the latest allegations of state capture by the Gupta family and the role of cabinet ministers and President Jacob Zuma’s family in the saga. In a letter of complaint to the public protector’s officer at the weekend, Casac executive director Lawson Naidoo requested that the "botched"  reappointment of Brian Molefe as Eskom CE be investigated, along with the role of the Eskom board and that of Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown. Naidoo also said reports that former Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko channelled lucrative contracts to a company partly owned by his stepdaughter should be investigated. Furthermore, Mkhwebane should probe allegations that Koko had received inducements from the Guptas in ex...

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