Court dismisses attempt by former Eskom CEO to “punish” woman for a tweet
- Former Eskom CEO Matshela Moses Koko sought R500,000 in damages and an apology from a 72-year-old woman for what he deemed a defamatory Tweet.
- Barbara Tanton had responded on Twitter to Koko’s tweet comment about a City Press article naming him.
- The judge dismissed the application as an “abuse of court” and awarded punitive costs against Koko.
The 72-year old principal of a Gauteng pre-school has successfully fought off an attempt by former Eskom…