Eskom board to meet about Trillian payment


Headquarters of Eskom, Megawatt park, north of Johannesburg. Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa.

JOHANNESBURG - The Eskom board will meet on Tuesday afternoon to discuss global consultancy firm McKinsey, as well as the R1,6-billion paid to the Gupta-linked company, Trillian.

On Monday, the power utility admitted to releasing false information about the payments.

READ: Eskom admits to releasing false Trillian information

It initially claimed that management consultancy firm Oliver Wyman had found all the transactions were above board.

Eskom now says the New York-based firm actually red-flagged the payments.