The outrageous return of Brian Molefe to lead Eskom confirms a few things about the state of our nation and our leaders. First, the Jacob Zuma faction of the ANC is so hell-bent on looting South Africa that any semblance of shame is out the window. The wanton looting that occurred with the sale of the Optimum Mine to the Guptas and Duduzane Zuma was just a dress rehearsal. With Molefe back in the saddle, this sort of practice is going into overdrive. The Zuma faction does not care that we can all see what is going on here. It is their time to eat and they will keep their snouts in the trough.The real goal, however, is still the eye-wateringly expensive, unaffordable and unnecessary nuclear procurement programme. Zuma wants it and he will have it. For whom? The Russians. Molefe’s return to Eskom completes the circle to ensure that it happens. On Saturday morning, new Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi announced that South Africa’s nuclear procurement process will start afresh. Who will...

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