Eskom’s dodgy deals with Econ Oil laid bare by legal investigation
The contracts to supply fuel oil were worth more than R15bn and included donations to the ANC, according to a forensic investigation
An oil blending and storage company secured deals to supply Eskom with fuel oil worth more than R15bn at inflated prices by paying inducements, including donations to the ANC, a forensic investigation has found.
Econ Oil & Energy allegedly won the contracts with the help of Thandi Marah, then senior manager of business enablement at Eskom, who interfered in the tender processes, said legal firm Bowmans, which Eskom commissioned to conduct the probe. A copy of its final report dated October 12 2020 was seen by Bloomberg and confirmed by Eskom...