Cash-strapped Denel owed its creditors millions.
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Heated late-night exchanges as Gordhan asks for evidence, rather than bald denials.
The former finance minister said all Brown had to offer was denials in the face of serious allegations about state capture at Eskom.
“I have a sense that we need to rethink the company. I’m not saying we have to privatise.”
Former Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi blew open the innards of state capture in Parliament. The president needs to account.
"It became clear that I had been manipulated into lying to Parliament."
“It presently feels as if Eskom has been beaten to the ground and is being pinned down by the weight of untested allegations while being kicked to death."
The public enterprises minister is denying allegations against her in Parliament's state capture inquiry.
“When I arrived there, she was with two individuals. One Tony Gupta, and the other was Salim Essa."
Explosive allegations have been made against the four at a parliamentary inquiry.
MPs are tight-lipped over who will testify at Wednesday’s sitting amid death threats.
Tariff hikes could be one way to prevent insolvency, says Treasury.
Lynne Brown wants a chance to defend herself at the Parliamentary inquiry into state capture.
"Minister Brown has been telling South Africans that she isn't wet, in spite of the fact that she is fully submerged under water."
Eskom spokesman Khulani Qoma said he was told Brown reports to the Guptas.
Eskom's liquidity reserves are reportedly drying up.
"We have cash flow constraints," its acting CFO tells partners and suppliers in a letter.
Parliament will on Tuesday launch its inquiry into the capture of Eskom, Transnet and Denel. It just could be Pravin Gordhan's moment.
Lynne Brown says that the new Eskom board members will be vetted, but she cannot tell who their friends are.