Pinky Khoabane argues Eskom’s Brian Molefe is rattling the white established coal mining sector….
Eskom’s CEO, Brian Molefe is under fire from Treasury and the chattering classes. What sin has he committed? He’s simply debunked the narrative associating black people with incompetence and corruption and for this he must be vilified.
More importantly, Molefe is not prepared to continue what the power utility’s chairman, Ben Ngubane, called the extortion of Eskom by white-owned coalmines which signed 40-year contracts during apartheid and at exorbitant rates. He’s rattling white monopoly capital and like everyone who has done so, he will be crucified. The top