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.
It says Eskom would not have come clean had it not been caught out in the lie during submissions in Parliament.
In a statement, the DA says the public no longer has faith in the power utility, adding that it's absurd Eskom investigated the payments itself.
The party says paying back the money won’t be enough.
It wants those responsible for the unlawful transactions to be dealt with accordingly.