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Yeshiel Panchia
1 minute read
15 May 2017
12:39 pm

GALLERY: DA, Cope protest outside Megawatt Park as Brian Molefe reports for duty

Yeshiel Panchia

The DA says it will file an urgent interdict in the Pretoria High Court in a bid to stop Molefe’s reappointment as Eskom CEO.

Protestors from COPE and DA hold placards and sing outside Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Johannesburg. Members of the DA, COPE and some private citizens protested the reinstatement of Brian Molefe as CEO of Eskom, who resigned under a cloud of suspicion earlier this year. 15 May 2017. Picture: Yeshiel Panchia

A group of DA and Congress of the People (Cope) supporters gathered outside Eskom’s headquarters in Megawatt Park, Johannesburg, to protest against the controversial reinstatement of Brian Molefe as CEO of the power utility.

Molefe’s return to Eskom, announced on Friday, sparked widespread outrage from the ANC, Cosatu, Business Leadership SA, Corruption Watch and several other groupings and political parties.

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