Carol Paton Writer at Large

The high court in Gauteng has ordered Gupta-linked consultancy Trillian to return almost R600m in fees to Eskom that the court says are the result of a corrupt relationship between Eskom officials and the directors of Trillian.

Eskom’s relationship with Trillian, with which it never signed a contract, was part of a much bigger contract signed with global consultancy McKinsey in 2016.

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