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Scopa berates ‘unfit’ Eskom board for ‘showing them middle finger’

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‘You can’t come to parliament and we bail you out, then, when you have to account, you show us the middle finger,’ said Scopa chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa.


19 Feb 2020
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Scopa berates ‘unfit’ Eskom board for ‘showing them middle finger’

Eskom debt is skyrocketing.

South African Airways (SAA) will be the next troubled state-owned enterprise (SOE) to answer tough questions in parliament today after the standing committee of public accounts (Scopa) gave a verbal lashing to Eskom’s board this week. Yesterday, Scopa chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa did not mince his words when he berated the power utility’s board for not showing up to a planned meeting to update parliament on its turnaround strategy. Hlengwa concluded his response to the board’s no-show by calling it unfit. “You can’t come to parliament and we bail you out, then, when you have to account, you show us the...

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