EXTRACT FROM STATE CAPTURE REPORT
Minister tells how she was fired after Zuma pressure over Eskom board
This is an extract from Thuli Madonsela's report State of Capture: Interview with Ms Hogan I interviewed Ms Barbara Hogan on 26 August 2016 to understand facts relating to some of the statements made by Ms Mentor. She informed me of the following: She served as a Minister of the Department on Public Enterprises from April 2009 to October 2010. She was removed by President Zuma from her Ministerial position in October 2010. During her tenure, she had the responsibility to appoint Board members in the State Owned Entities (SOEs) which fell under DPE. The Board appointments would be discussed and approved by Cabinet. President Zuma and the Secretary General of the ANC, Mr Mantashe took interest in the appointment of Board members. President Zuma took interest in the appointment of Board members at Eskom and Transnet whereas Mr Mantashe was interested in the appointment of Board members at Transnet.