Phakamani Hadebe confirmed as CEO of South African power firm Eskom

Phakamani Hadebe has been appointed chief executive of struggling South African state power firm Eskom after a stint as interim CEO, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday. "Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr Phakamani Hadebe as the new group chief executive of Eskom. This is a reflection of the excellent work he has done over the last few months at the institution," Gordhan told reporters.