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Clause for concern: Eskom board gave billions to Guptas ‘by mistake’

Chief justice Zondo at a loss as to how the board failed to notice a clause that saw the money going to Guptas

Political journalist

If it is a coincidence, then it is a remarkable one.

This is the opinion of deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, who on Wednesday heard from three former Eskom board members that they mistakenly signed off a prepayment worth close to R2bn to a Gupta-owned mining company.

What made the “mistake” even more remarkable, Zondo believes, is that it happened under the nose of 12 highly-qualified people who made up the Eskom board...

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