Brian Molefe

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Brian Molefe said : “Demand on a typical day is about 26000MW, and Eskom reported that they had about 12500MW out on unplanned maintenance, which means breakdowns. That’s very big, where we expect unplanned outages to be limited to about 4000 and to have a portion of the fleet out on planned maintenance,” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe insisted : “What are the priorities at the moment? It would appear that renewables have been prioritised over everything else, even EAF and maintenance. They are every expensive. The cheapest form of energy is nuclear and we are not even prioritising it,” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With those two units of Tutuka out, they won’t cause load shedding if there was somebody who pulled the plug. That’s not the issue. The issue is systemic. It’s not an isolated issue of somebody pulling the plug. But to focus on the real issues, we need to be sober-minded, we need to be genuinely interested in a solution,” “As a South African I am concerned, as a patriot I am concerned, and if there is any assistance I can offer, I would like to offer it now. I would consider it to solve the problem. If there was no problem, I wouldn’t go back. But now that there is this problem, what is sometimes called the death spiral approaching Eskom, I am prepared to consider it, just to stop that and maybe leave after that” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “We want the bread, not the bakery,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "the Beast and its surrogates have been hard at work throughout Africa to ensure that African wealth continues to benefit white people, whether resident locally or quietly settled in their home countries. " External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "the Beast and its surrogates have been hard at work throughout Africa to ensure that African wealth continues to benefit white people, whether resident locally or quietly settled in their home countries. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “I do not have any expectation I should stay permanently” External link

iol Monday, November 14, 2016 12:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Johannesburg Eskom ) : “What Eskom needs is a leader that understands energy, business, economics, strategy, politics and where there is no doubt as to any corrupt activity on his part,” External link

iol Monday, November 14, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from January 1 2017. I do so voluntarily; indeed I wish to pay tribute to the unfailing support I have had since I took up office from the chairperson, the board and with those with whom it has been my privilege to work. Together we brought Eskom back from the brink,” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Ajay Gupta ) : “My cellphone reflects that I was in Saxonwold 14 times, close to the head of proverbial goats. My cellphone reflects I was in the area,” “There’s a shebeen there, two streets away from the Gupta(s). I will not admit or deny that I’ve gone to the shebeen” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The report did not make any findings. Instead it made what were termed ‘observations’, based, (the report acknowledged), on an investigation not completed,” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

slateafrique Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from 1 January 2017. I do so voluntarily," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "are in material respects inaccurate, based on part-facts or simply unfounded," "I am confident that, when the time comes, I will be able to show that I have done nothing wrong and that my name will be cleared," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe complained : “That her office continues, as all state offices do, and that any uncompleted function is completed by a successor in that office, was not a consideration in the report,” External link

iol Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from 1 January 2017. I do so voluntarily," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "are in material respects inaccurate, based on part-facts or simply unfounded," "I am confident that, when the time comes, I will be able to show that I have done nothing wrong and that my name will be cleared," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

afp-fr Friday, November 11, 2016 6:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe stated : “I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part. It is rather what I feel to be the correct thing to do in the interests of the company and good corporate governance,” External link

miningnews Friday, November 11, 2016 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interest of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom," External link

afp-en Friday, November 11, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "This act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

afp-en Friday, November 11, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

rtl-BE Friday, November 11, 2016 5:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I would like to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 11, 2016 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe says : “Eskom is now delivering excess electricity capacity to help stimulate South Africa’s economic growth,” “Our 5-year plan to the 2020/21 financial year aims to re-establish Eskom as a catalyst for economic growth, and not a constraint to the country’s future growth” External link

iafrica Friday, November 4, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “My cellphone reflects that I was in Saxonwold 14 times, close to the herd of proverbial goats. My cellphone reflects I was in the area,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, November 4, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With the anticipation of additional surplus capacity in the coming months and years, Eskom is focusing on signing long-term power supply agreements with regional partners. Engagements with utilities and mining houses active in the region have commenced,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Eskom is gearing itself up for even better results over the rest of the year, during which our focus will be placed on building the required infrastructure, while also continuing to electrify households across the country. Eskom is aiming to achieve 200 204 connections by year end, against the target of 169 722 that has been set for us by the Department of Energy,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Mr Singh ) : “The public protector never called me or Mr Singh our CFO‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe says : “Eskom has been negotiating this and other facilities with China Development Bank for almost a year and the signing of this agreement is a culmination of both the Bank’s and Eskom’s tireless efforts,” “This loan will aide us in ensuring that we complete the current the capital expansion programme and further stabalise Eskom’s liquidity position” External link

iafrica Thursday, October 6, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The conclusion of this agreement continues to demonstrate investor confidence in Eskom and South Africa; notwithstanding the recent volatility experienced in the local debt capital markets. We are confident that the agreement will cement Eskom’s relationship with the Bank. This loan will also aide us in ensuring that we complete the current capital expansion programme and further stabilise Eskom’s liquidity position,” External link

africanbrains Wednesday, October 5, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The conclusion of this agreement continues to demonstrate investor confidence in Eskom and South Africa; notwithstanding the recent volatility experienced in the local debt capital markets. We are confident that the agreement will cement Eskom’s relationship with the Bank. This loan will also aide us in ensuring that we complete the current capital expansion programme and further stabilise Eskom’s liquidity position,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 4, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This is just the first $500m of this,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This partnership is a direct catalyst for growth. It allows us to meet the growing demands of our nation as it is expected that electricity demand will increase by about 1 percent every year,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Sometimes to engage with people that do not have an intention of being constructive is a waste of time," External link

bdlive Monday, October 3, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our financial performance has improved with a healthy liquidity position. Generation performance has been stabilised with continued improvement expected,” External link

iol Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “We discussed a lot of issues (at the road shows), including governance,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our goal in South Africa is to bring tangible projects into fruition more quickly,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our aim is to leverage technology innovations to connect local businesses to the Brics economies and to use various learning and sharing opportunities to address some of the challenges faced by businesses and governments in different countries,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The portal is designed to offer valuable insights on trade and industry with entities in the Brics countries,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Sometimes to engage with people that do not have an intention of being constructive is a waste of time," "I’m sure we will engage, but we will be cautious not to waste a lot of time" External link

bdlive Friday, September 23, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Our bonds have performed very well and I think they will continue to do so. A large part of the market discounts a lot of what is being said," "We would be happy if Mr Canter actually sells some of his Eskom bonds as there [are] enough asset managers … who are crying out for them, especially our inflation-linked, long-term dated bonds" External link

bdlive Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The day unit five comes into commercial operation, load shedding will no longer be a problem," External link

bdlive Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Andrew Canter ) : "Our bonds have performed very well and I think they will continue to do so. A large part of the market discounts a lot of what is being said," "We would be happy if Mr Canter actually sells some of his Eskom bonds as there [are] enough asset managers … who are crying out for them, especially our inflation-linked, long-term dated bonds" External link

businessday Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The day unit five comes into commercial operation, load shedding will no longer be a problem," External link

businessday Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “So ten years later, we had that knee-jerk reaction where we very quickly had to make plans for new power stations. "We took plans from other power stations and adapted it, and changes were happening all the time that led to cost runaways and delays,” External link

news24 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Medupi Unit 5 synchronisation is a clear indication that we are on track on delivering the entire New Build programme to the country. This milestone further strengthens our position that load shedding is becoming a thing of the past. I am thrilled by this achievement. Eskom has turned the corner” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This milestone further strengthens our position that load shedding is becoming a thing of the past. I am thrilled by this achievement. Eskom has turned the corner,” External link

sanews Friday, September 9, 2016 11:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “That is why we take very seriously requests from the Treasury for information,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “The objection is not the substance of the transaction with Tegeta, the suggestion is that we should not have done the transaction with Tegeta at all,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The Treasury issued instructions that any deviations from existing contracts have to be approved by the National Treasury from July 1,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Kenneth Brown ) : “I can confirm that the documents were delivered to Treasury. They have been signed by someone at Treasury as received. This [Wednesday] morning, the CFO [chief financial officer] wrote a letter to Kenneth Brown to ask if there’s anything outstanding,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "With commercial operation of Ingula and the coming on stream of Medupi unit 5, it will be very hard to go into load shedding," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is on a firm financial and operation footing," "Our financial position has improved and our operational performance has stabilised. We do not anticipate load shedding and the new build programme will meet its deadlines. We are prepared to meet excess supply of electricity" External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "We have just sought clarification on certain of the contracts and the implications of the independent power producer programme going forward. We do not want to change the policy," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "We need to understand in the new circumstances in which we find ourselves where we are sitting with excess capacity, what … going ahead with the programme means," "This does not mean in any way that we disrespect policy or place. We are ready to implement but we also need to understand what we are signing when we sign (contracts) because one day there will be a commission of inquiry and we would have to answer questions about areas where our signatures appear" External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Until we can give reasons to blacklist them, if they bid for a transaction and apply for a tender, we have to consider them,” “By saying so, that makes me a captured person,” External link

mg Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "If Treasury had come to do a warning statement, we would have gone. 'My conscience is clear, I did not lie' " External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “He [Gordhan] is a man with immense integrity and is the right man for the job he is doing,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Increasing from 69 percent last to 78 percent at the end of June 2016. This represents an additional 3700 megawatts just from efficiency gates from our operations," External link

enca Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : "I have huge respect for the minister of finance," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Kenneth Brown ) : “I can confirm that the documents were delivered to Treasury. They have been signed by someone at Treasury as received. This [Wednesday] morning, the CFO [chief financial officer] wrote a letter to Kenneth Brown [Treasury chief procurement office] to ask if there’s anything outstanding,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is striving for no further use of diesel to meet demand for the remainder of the year," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With commercial operation of Ingula and the coming on stream of Medupi unit 5, it will be very hard to go into load shedding,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is on a firm financial and operation footing," "Our financial position has improved and our operational performance has stabilised. We do not anticipate load shedding and the new build programme will meet its deadlines. We are prepared to meet excess supply of electricity" External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses,amp;" External link

irishsun Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses,” External link

news24 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT



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Dirk Hermann said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “For Solidarity, it is solely about accountability. Money cannot be plundered by tax plunderers and then they walk away scot-free,” “We trust that the pressure we exerted on Mr Molefe will be a warning to other tax plunderers. They will be held accountable for their unlawful actions, and they will not be able to hide behind court processes any longer” External link

businessday Friday, August 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Jessie Duarte said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Obviously he brought the name of Brian Molefe into the discussion and we disagreed. We said no‚ we don’t think that would be a useful change … of course there were very strong words used‚" External link

businessday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe was appointed and what happened then is history," External link

iol Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Deidre Carter said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "True north changed direction in this House because my immorality compass is [pointing] direct to the Honourable Molefe," External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 24, 2017 11:27:00 AM EAT

Dakota Legoete said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Many people know comrade Brian as a former Eskom chief executive officer‚ but we in the ANC and in particular the ANC in Bokone Bophirima‚ know him as a fellow hardworking comrade who’s committed to contributing to the success of this democracy,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:18:00 PM EAT

Dakota Legoete said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We want to caution our members and supporters about individuals who seek to mislead them and distort information regarding comrade Brian's membership. " External link

irishsun Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:12:00 AM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Parliament wishes to acknowledge the nomination of Mr Brian Molefe to fill a vacancy on the North West list of ANC Members of Parliament which is depleted,” “Presiding officers of Parliament will determine a date for swearing him in as a Member of Parliament” External link

enca Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:20:00 AM EAT

John Steenhuisen asserted ( about Brian Molefe ) : “In fact‚ it seems you are more likely to rise in the ANC ranks if you are accused of corruption‚” “The simple fact is that Molefe is not fit to hold office in Parliament‚” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, February 18, 2017 4:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Brian Molefe's legacy will go down as the man who turned Eskom around," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Johannesburg Eskom said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe is currently at work doing his normal daily duties,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy," External link

allafrica Monday, November 14, 2016 1:10:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience, and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy,” External link

enca Saturday, November 12, 2016 4:06:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience, and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy,” External link

iol Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:10:00 PM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “I am saddened by the announcement of Mr Molefe’s resignation. However, I do respect his decision to do so,” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “I want to reassure the country that as shareholder representative, I will work closely with the board to ensure that the company remains stable,” “I am confident that Mr Molefe leaves a strong executive team in place to continue to deliver on Eskom’s mandate and implementation of the turn-around strategy” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “If we lose Brian, she [Madonsela] takes the blame,” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Natasha Mazzone said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “It is suspicious that he has resigned after we began the process of getting him to come clean under oath in Parliament,” “We furthermore see Molefe’s resignation as the first step in recovering Eskom’s damaged integrity - an important step in the right direction before the sovereign ratings decision at the end of the year” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT

Natasha Mazzone said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Despite Molefe’s protestations to the contrary, his resignation ‘for the benefit of the public and Eskom’ can be seen in no other light than that of an admission of guilt,” “The DA will continue to expose the capturers of our state and will ensure accountability for those who are involved in the Zuma-Gupta mafia” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “This achievement of Medupi unit five synchronisation is proof that Eskom is in good hands under the leadership of Brian Molefe and his executive team. We commend the team for their dedication and commitment in working tirelessly to ensure that unit five synchronisation is achieved ahead of schedule. This is a remarkable achievement” External link

iol Saturday, September 10, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Over and above the added power supply, Eskom has invested R289.5 billion (excluding capitalised borrowing costs) on its capacity expansion programme since 2005. Mr Molefe has managed to revitalise Eskom by assembling and leading a dynamic executive team. There is a new sense of urgency and a drive to succeed at Eskom,” External link

sanews Friday, September 9, 2016 11:10:00 AM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe has managed to revitalise Eskom by assembling and leading a dynamic executive team" External link

bdlive Friday, September 9, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Pravin Gordhan said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Mr (Brian) Molefe (CEO of Eskom) is defending his position as far as this family (the Guptas) is concerned. The best person to answer your question is Mr Molefe himself," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 8, 2016 4:14:00 PM EAT

Kenneth Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We wanted to get a sense of how much payments have been made to Tegeta on that core contract, because there was quite a bit of speculation as to some of these payments, that Eskom has been paying in advance”. Brown claimed Eskom withheld the documentation that could show whether this was true or not. The Public Enterprises Minister then ordered the power utility to hand that information over before the document was seen by Eskom's board. The power utility denied it was trying to frustrate the Treasury's investigation, claiming it needed its board to approve the release of the information. It also insisted its dealings with the Gupta family has been strictly above-board and said claims that CEO Brian Molefe was aligned with the family are " External link

enca Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:02:00 AM EAT

David Maynier said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We cannot allow Brian Molefe to behave as if he is a law unto himself, entitled to give the equivalent of a middle finger to reviews being conducted by National Treasury," External link

bdlive Monday, August 29, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT

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Brian Molefe said : “Demand on a typical day is about 26000MW, and Eskom reported that they had about 12500MW out on unplanned maintenance, which means breakdowns. That’s very big, where we expect unplanned outages to be limited to about 4000 and to have a portion of the fleet out on planned maintenance,” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe insisted : “What are the priorities at the moment? It would appear that renewables have been prioritised over everything else, even EAF and maintenance. They are every expensive. The cheapest form of energy is nuclear and we are not even prioritising it,” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With those two units of Tutuka out, they won’t cause load shedding if there was somebody who pulled the plug. That’s not the issue. The issue is systemic. It’s not an isolated issue of somebody pulling the plug. But to focus on the real issues, we need to be sober-minded, we need to be genuinely interested in a solution,” “As a South African I am concerned, as a patriot I am concerned, and if there is any assistance I can offer, I would like to offer it now. I would consider it to solve the problem. If there was no problem, I wouldn’t go back. But now that there is this problem, what is sometimes called the death spiral approaching Eskom, I am prepared to consider it, just to stop that and maybe leave after that” External link

iol Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “We want the bread, not the bakery,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "the Beast and its surrogates have been hard at work throughout Africa to ensure that African wealth continues to benefit white people, whether resident locally or quietly settled in their home countries. " External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "the Beast and its surrogates have been hard at work throughout Africa to ensure that African wealth continues to benefit white people, whether resident locally or quietly settled in their home countries. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “I do not have any expectation I should stay permanently” External link

iol Monday, November 14, 2016 12:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Johannesburg Eskom ) : “What Eskom needs is a leader that understands energy, business, economics, strategy, politics and where there is no doubt as to any corrupt activity on his part,” External link

iol Monday, November 14, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from January 1 2017. I do so voluntarily; indeed I wish to pay tribute to the unfailing support I have had since I took up office from the chairperson, the board and with those with whom it has been my privilege to work. Together we brought Eskom back from the brink,” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Ajay Gupta ) : “My cellphone reflects that I was in Saxonwold 14 times, close to the head of proverbial goats. My cellphone reflects I was in the area,” “There’s a shebeen there, two streets away from the Gupta(s). I will not admit or deny that I’ve gone to the shebeen” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The report did not make any findings. Instead it made what were termed ‘observations’, based, (the report acknowledged), on an investigation not completed,” External link

mg Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

slateafrique Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from 1 January 2017. I do so voluntarily," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "are in material respects inaccurate, based on part-facts or simply unfounded," "I am confident that, when the time comes, I will be able to show that I have done nothing wrong and that my name will be cleared," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe complained : “That her office continues, as all state offices do, and that any uncompleted function is completed by a successor in that office, was not a consideration in the report,” External link

iol Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interests of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom from 1 January 2017. I do so voluntarily," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "are in material respects inaccurate, based on part-facts or simply unfounded," "I am confident that, when the time comes, I will be able to show that I have done nothing wrong and that my name will be cleared," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

afp-fr Friday, November 11, 2016 6:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe stated : “I wish to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part. It is rather what I feel to be the correct thing to do in the interests of the company and good corporate governance,” External link

miningnews Friday, November 11, 2016 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I have, in the interest of good corporate governance, decided to leave my employ at Eskom," External link

afp-en Friday, November 11, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "This act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

afp-en Friday, November 11, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe annoncé : "J'ai décidé, dans l'intérêt de la bonne gouvernance de l'entreprise, de démissionner de mes fonctions le 1er janvier 2017" External link

rtl-BE Friday, November 11, 2016 5:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "I would like to reiterate that this act is not an admission of wrongdoing on my part," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 11, 2016 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe says : “Eskom is now delivering excess electricity capacity to help stimulate South Africa’s economic growth,” “Our 5-year plan to the 2020/21 financial year aims to re-establish Eskom as a catalyst for economic growth, and not a constraint to the country’s future growth” External link

iafrica Friday, November 4, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “My cellphone reflects that I was in Saxonwold 14 times, close to the herd of proverbial goats. My cellphone reflects I was in the area,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, November 4, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With the anticipation of additional surplus capacity in the coming months and years, Eskom is focusing on signing long-term power supply agreements with regional partners. Engagements with utilities and mining houses active in the region have commenced,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Eskom is gearing itself up for even better results over the rest of the year, during which our focus will be placed on building the required infrastructure, while also continuing to electrify households across the country. Eskom is aiming to achieve 200 204 connections by year end, against the target of 169 722 that has been set for us by the Department of Energy,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Mr Singh ) : “The public protector never called me or Mr Singh our CFO‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe says : “Eskom has been negotiating this and other facilities with China Development Bank for almost a year and the signing of this agreement is a culmination of both the Bank’s and Eskom’s tireless efforts,” “This loan will aide us in ensuring that we complete the current the capital expansion programme and further stabalise Eskom’s liquidity position” External link

iafrica Thursday, October 6, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The conclusion of this agreement continues to demonstrate investor confidence in Eskom and South Africa; notwithstanding the recent volatility experienced in the local debt capital markets. We are confident that the agreement will cement Eskom’s relationship with the Bank. This loan will also aide us in ensuring that we complete the current capital expansion programme and further stabilise Eskom’s liquidity position,” External link

africanbrains Wednesday, October 5, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The conclusion of this agreement continues to demonstrate investor confidence in Eskom and South Africa; notwithstanding the recent volatility experienced in the local debt capital markets. We are confident that the agreement will cement Eskom’s relationship with the Bank. This loan will also aide us in ensuring that we complete the current capital expansion programme and further stabilise Eskom’s liquidity position,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 4, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This is just the first $500m of this,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This partnership is a direct catalyst for growth. It allows us to meet the growing demands of our nation as it is expected that electricity demand will increase by about 1 percent every year,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Sometimes to engage with people that do not have an intention of being constructive is a waste of time," External link

bdlive Monday, October 3, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our financial performance has improved with a healthy liquidity position. Generation performance has been stabilised with continued improvement expected,” External link

iol Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “We discussed a lot of issues (at the road shows), including governance,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our goal in South Africa is to bring tangible projects into fruition more quickly,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Our aim is to leverage technology innovations to connect local businesses to the Brics economies and to use various learning and sharing opportunities to address some of the challenges faced by businesses and governments in different countries,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The portal is designed to offer valuable insights on trade and industry with entities in the Brics countries,” External link

iol Monday, September 26, 2016 8:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Sometimes to engage with people that do not have an intention of being constructive is a waste of time," "I’m sure we will engage, but we will be cautious not to waste a lot of time" External link

bdlive Friday, September 23, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Our bonds have performed very well and I think they will continue to do so. A large part of the market discounts a lot of what is being said," "We would be happy if Mr Canter actually sells some of his Eskom bonds as there [are] enough asset managers … who are crying out for them, especially our inflation-linked, long-term dated bonds" External link

bdlive Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The day unit five comes into commercial operation, load shedding will no longer be a problem," External link

bdlive Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Andrew Canter ) : "Our bonds have performed very well and I think they will continue to do so. A large part of the market discounts a lot of what is being said," "We would be happy if Mr Canter actually sells some of his Eskom bonds as there [are] enough asset managers … who are crying out for them, especially our inflation-linked, long-term dated bonds" External link

businessday Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The day unit five comes into commercial operation, load shedding will no longer be a problem," External link

businessday Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “So ten years later, we had that knee-jerk reaction where we very quickly had to make plans for new power stations. "We took plans from other power stations and adapted it, and changes were happening all the time that led to cost runaways and delays,” External link

news24 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Medupi Unit 5 synchronisation is a clear indication that we are on track on delivering the entire New Build programme to the country. This milestone further strengthens our position that load shedding is becoming a thing of the past. I am thrilled by this achievement. Eskom has turned the corner” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “This milestone further strengthens our position that load shedding is becoming a thing of the past. I am thrilled by this achievement. Eskom has turned the corner,” External link

sanews Friday, September 9, 2016 11:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “That is why we take very seriously requests from the Treasury for information,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “The objection is not the substance of the transaction with Tegeta, the suggestion is that we should not have done the transaction with Tegeta at all,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The Treasury issued instructions that any deviations from existing contracts have to be approved by the National Treasury from July 1,” External link

iol Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Kenneth Brown ) : “I can confirm that the documents were delivered to Treasury. They have been signed by someone at Treasury as received. This [Wednesday] morning, the CFO [chief financial officer] wrote a letter to Kenneth Brown to ask if there’s anything outstanding,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "With commercial operation of Ingula and the coming on stream of Medupi unit 5, it will be very hard to go into load shedding," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is on a firm financial and operation footing," "Our financial position has improved and our operational performance has stabilised. We do not anticipate load shedding and the new build programme will meet its deadlines. We are prepared to meet excess supply of electricity" External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "We have just sought clarification on certain of the contracts and the implications of the independent power producer programme going forward. We do not want to change the policy," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "We need to understand in the new circumstances in which we find ourselves where we are sitting with excess capacity, what … going ahead with the programme means," "This does not mean in any way that we disrespect policy or place. We are ready to implement but we also need to understand what we are signing when we sign (contracts) because one day there will be a commission of inquiry and we would have to answer questions about areas where our signatures appear" External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “Until we can give reasons to blacklist them, if they bid for a transaction and apply for a tender, we have to consider them,” “By saying so, that makes me a captured person,” External link

mg Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "If Treasury had come to do a warning statement, we would have gone. 'My conscience is clear, I did not lie' " External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “He [Gordhan] is a man with immense integrity and is the right man for the job he is doing,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Increasing from 69 percent last to 78 percent at the end of June 2016. This represents an additional 3700 megawatts just from efficiency gates from our operations," External link

enca Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : "I have huge respect for the minister of finance," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said ( about Kenneth Brown ) : “I can confirm that the documents were delivered to Treasury. They have been signed by someone at Treasury as received. This [Wednesday] morning, the CFO [chief financial officer] wrote a letter to Kenneth Brown [Treasury chief procurement office] to ask if there’s anything outstanding,” External link

iol Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is striving for no further use of diesel to meet demand for the remainder of the year," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “With commercial operation of Ingula and the coming on stream of Medupi unit 5, it will be very hard to go into load shedding,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "Eskom is on a firm financial and operation footing," "Our financial position has improved and our operational performance has stabilised. We do not anticipate load shedding and the new build programme will meet its deadlines. We are prepared to meet excess supply of electricity" External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe told : “It’s a bit unfair to colour people in a certain colour very quickly without getting facts, even hounding people out of South Africa and closing their bank accounts without an investigation,” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses," External link

allafrica Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : "The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses,amp;" External link

irishsun Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Molefe said : “The commercial operation of Unit 2 will add an extra 333 MW into the national (grid), and this will enable us to ensure security of power supply to South African homes and businesses,” External link

news24 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
ceo62.68%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
former ceo0.52%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
cfo0.30%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
group ceo0.67%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
chief executive13.24%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
executive9.95%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
boss1.35%EN07/25/201725/07/2017
pdg0.15%FR06/15/201715/06/2017
ally0.07%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
chief executive officer4.94%EN06/05/201705/06/2017
officer2.77%EN06/05/201705/06/2017
close ally0.07%EN06/02/201702/06/2017
mp0.30%EN05/13/201713/05/2017
chief0.30%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
outgoing ceo0.45%EN02/18/201718/02/2017
south african airways chairperson0.07%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
patron0.30%FR11/14/201614/11/2016
chairman0.22%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
presidente0.07%ES11/03/201603/11/2016
chief executive officer of eskom holdings0.07%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
directeur général0.07%FR10/04/201604/10/2016
eskom group ceo0.15%EN09/23/201623/09/2016
group chief executive officer0.30%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
current ceo0.07%EN08/17/201617/08/2016
eskoms group chief executive0.07%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
eskom holdings ceo0.15%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
eskom holdings chief executive officer0.22%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
eskom group chief executive0.45%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Brian MolefeEN93.67%
Brian MolefeFR3.40%
Brian MolefeAF2.81%
Brian MolefeES0.12%


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Dirk Hermann said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “For Solidarity, it is solely about accountability. Money cannot be plundered by tax plunderers and then they walk away scot-free,” “We trust that the pressure we exerted on Mr Molefe will be a warning to other tax plunderers. They will be held accountable for their unlawful actions, and they will not be able to hide behind court processes any longer” External link

businessday Friday, August 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Jessie Duarte said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Obviously he brought the name of Brian Molefe into the discussion and we disagreed. We said no‚ we don’t think that would be a useful change … of course there were very strong words used‚" External link

businessday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe was appointed and what happened then is history," External link

iol Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Deidre Carter said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "True north changed direction in this House because my immorality compass is [pointing] direct to the Honourable Molefe," External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 24, 2017 11:27:00 AM EAT

Dakota Legoete said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Many people know comrade Brian as a former Eskom chief executive officer‚ but we in the ANC and in particular the ANC in Bokone Bophirima‚ know him as a fellow hardworking comrade who’s committed to contributing to the success of this democracy,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:18:00 PM EAT

Dakota Legoete said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We want to caution our members and supporters about individuals who seek to mislead them and distort information regarding comrade Brian's membership. " External link

irishsun Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:12:00 AM EAT

Moloto Mothato said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Parliament wishes to acknowledge the nomination of Mr Brian Molefe to fill a vacancy on the North West list of ANC Members of Parliament which is depleted,” “Presiding officers of Parliament will determine a date for swearing him in as a Member of Parliament” External link

enca Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:20:00 AM EAT

John Steenhuisen asserted ( about Brian Molefe ) : “In fact‚ it seems you are more likely to rise in the ANC ranks if you are accused of corruption‚” “The simple fact is that Molefe is not fit to hold office in Parliament‚” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, February 18, 2017 4:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Brian Molefe's legacy will go down as the man who turned Eskom around," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:53:00 AM EAT

Johannesburg Eskom said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe is currently at work doing his normal daily duties,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy," External link

allafrica Monday, November 14, 2016 1:10:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience, and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy,” External link

enca Saturday, November 12, 2016 4:06:00 PM EAT

Jabu Mahlangu said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Molefe was one of the best administrators in the public service and state-owned enterprises (SoEs) whose skill, experience, and expertise were still needed to steer the public electricity utility towards efficiency and sustainability through its turnaround strategy,” External link

iol Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:10:00 PM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “I am saddened by the announcement of Mr Molefe’s resignation. However, I do respect his decision to do so,” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “I want to reassure the country that as shareholder representative, I will work closely with the board to ensure that the company remains stable,” “I am confident that Mr Molefe leaves a strong executive team in place to continue to deliver on Eskom’s mandate and implementation of the turn-around strategy” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “If we lose Brian, she [Madonsela] takes the blame,” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 9:03:00 PM EAT

Natasha Mazzone said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “It is suspicious that he has resigned after we began the process of getting him to come clean under oath in Parliament,” “We furthermore see Molefe’s resignation as the first step in recovering Eskom’s damaged integrity - an important step in the right direction before the sovereign ratings decision at the end of the year” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT

Natasha Mazzone said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Despite Molefe’s protestations to the contrary, his resignation ‘for the benefit of the public and Eskom’ can be seen in no other light than that of an admission of guilt,” “The DA will continue to expose the capturers of our state and will ensure accountability for those who are involved in the Zuma-Gupta mafia” External link

iol Friday, November 11, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ben Ngubane said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “This achievement of Medupi unit five synchronisation is proof that Eskom is in good hands under the leadership of Brian Molefe and his executive team. We commend the team for their dedication and commitment in working tirelessly to ensure that unit five synchronisation is achieved ahead of schedule. This is a remarkable achievement” External link

iol Saturday, September 10, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : “Over and above the added power supply, Eskom has invested R289.5 billion (excluding capitalised borrowing costs) on its capacity expansion programme since 2005. Mr Molefe has managed to revitalise Eskom by assembling and leading a dynamic executive team. There is a new sense of urgency and a drive to succeed at Eskom,” External link

sanews Friday, September 9, 2016 11:10:00 AM EAT

Lynne Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Molefe has managed to revitalise Eskom by assembling and leading a dynamic executive team" External link

bdlive Friday, September 9, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Pravin Gordhan said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "Mr (Brian) Molefe (CEO of Eskom) is defending his position as far as this family (the Guptas) is concerned. The best person to answer your question is Mr Molefe himself," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 8, 2016 4:14:00 PM EAT

Kenneth Brown said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We wanted to get a sense of how much payments have been made to Tegeta on that core contract, because there was quite a bit of speculation as to some of these payments, that Eskom has been paying in advance”. Brown claimed Eskom withheld the documentation that could show whether this was true or not. The Public Enterprises Minister then ordered the power utility to hand that information over before the document was seen by Eskom's board. The power utility denied it was trying to frustrate the Treasury's investigation, claiming it needed its board to approve the release of the information. It also insisted its dealings with the Gupta family has been strictly above-board and said claims that CEO Brian Molefe was aligned with the family are " External link

enca Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:02:00 AM EAT

David Maynier said ( about Brian Molefe ) : "We cannot allow Brian Molefe to behave as if he is a law unto himself, entitled to give the equivalent of a middle finger to reviews being conducted by National Treasury," External link

bdlive Monday, August 29, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT