Carol Paton Editor at Large

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has fired off a new salvo at the Cyril Ramaphosa administration in launching an investigation into contracts Eskom signed with renewable independent power producers (IPPs) in April 2018.

The signing of the contracts had been blocked during the administration of Jacob Zuma and their finalisation was one of the first administrative actions taken by Ramaphosa and then energy minister Jeff Radebe after Zuma stepped down in February 2018.

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