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The former head of legal and compliance at Eskom Suzanne Daniels plans to tell the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) that she was dismissed for blowing the whistle on state capture when she challenges her removal on Wednesday. Daniels was "summarily dismissed" in July following the recommendations by an independent disciplinary inquiry, which found her guilty of "serious misconduct". She was found guilty on four charges: disclosing confidential information belonging to Eskom; her involvement in the McKinsey and Trillian transactions; her involvement in the Tegeta transactions; and her involvement in the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC, which called then Eskom chair Ben Ngubane to testify on his tenure at the public broadcaster. However, Daniels believes her removal is directly linked to her revelations before the parliamentary inquiry into allegations of state capture at Eskom — for which she received public praise at the time. As a result, Daniels sa...

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