Collin Matjila. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
Collin Matjila. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Gupta acolyte Collin Matjila is the man who, perhaps more than any other single individual, opened the door for the family to start plundering Eskom’s R50bn-a-year coal budget.

This emerges from an account by Eskom’s head of primary energy, Vusi Mboweni, of a meeting he attended in 2014 with Matjila, who was acting CEO at the time, and Gupta executive Ravindra Nath, at a hotel in Melrose Arch.

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