Eskom: Corruption is being dealt with

File: The former MTN Group CEO was appointed to the power utility's board in 2018.

File: The former MTN Group CEO was appointed to the power utility's board in 2018.

Siphiwe Sibeko /Reuters

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom said it is getting on top of corruption at the power utility but employees continue to lodge complaints.

A total of 622 new cases were on its books at the end of May.

READ: Eskom struggling with legacy of corruption: De Ruyter

CEO Andre De Ruyter told Parliament that the power utility is making progress in recovering money on contracts it believes was paid irregularly.

The funds to be recovered include a R5-billion claim submitted to business rescue practitioners for the now-defunct Gupta-owned mine, Tegeta.

Another reportedly irregular payment of R95-million is being recovered from PwC for unnecessary consultation work.

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eNCA