President Cyril Ramaphosa has denied any knowledge of a senior politician involved in Eskom corruption as alleged by the utility’s former CEO, Andre de Ruyter.

When De Ruyter recently appeared before parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) he refused to name this politician, but said he had given public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and the president’s security adviser Sydney Mufamadi the name of the individual. MPs surmised at the time Mufamadi would have informed Ramaphosa of this...

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