Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan grilled Eskom board members on Tuesday as the state company’s directors appeared in parliament to explain the reappointment of Brian Molefe. The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises on Tuesday demanded answers about the real status of Molefe’s departure from the parastatal in November last year. It was unclear whether Molefe resigned‚ retired or was retrenched when he left Eskom on December 31 before being sworn is as MP. Gordhan said answers provided by the Eskom board lacked credibility. “Context matters. The context is the public is connecting the dots. It is aware of what you as the board are doing and not doing. They are aware you are abusing state property and resources in the name of yourself and not the public. “That you are part of a conspiracy to capture Eskom for the benefit of a few. That is the reality.” Gordhan asked who had instructed Brown to rehire Molefe. “I don’t think we are going to get a truthful answer. I have seen s...

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