South Africa News

Matshela Koko granted R300 000 bail

Bail for former Eskom Acting CEO Matshela Koko has been set at R300,000.

He appeared before the Middelburg Magistrates’ Court in Mpumalanga along with seven other accused.

They face fraud, corruption, and money laundering charges linked to a R2.2 billion worth of contracts for the Kusile power station.

The accused were arrested in Gauteng and Mpumalanga Thursday morning.

Source: eNCA

In other news – SABC’s serious warning to Zahara

South African award-winning Afro-soul singer Zahara is the latest celebrity to be accused of being a diva. A local publication reports the singer, who is working on a reality show that will premiere on SABC soon, has been given an ultimatum by the public broadcaster.


According to the outlet, the channel may pull the plug on her reality show if she doesn’t stop acting like a diva. According to the publication’s source, production was put on hold recently as Zahara and the production team were apparently not seeing eye to eye. Learn More