A report by Eskom CEO André de Ruyter to the power producer's board has cleared COO Jan Oberholzer of alleged corruption, dishonesty and abuse of power, and recommends that no disciplinary proceedings be brought against him.

This is the third investigation to clear Oberholzer of wrongdoing. In March the Eskom board appointed an independent senior counsel, Nazeer Cassim, to conduct an investigation into the allegations levelled against Oberholzer by an Eskom employee.

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