Articles by Raymond Joseph

Television pastor and her cronies rake in millions in Lottery grants

Joyline Josamu is a pastor in the church of wealthy televangelist Chris Oyakhilome


9 September 2021

Threat to journalist investigating Lottery corruption

Tebogo Sithathu’s organisation got grants totalling R9.7 million, but National Lotteries Commission won’t say what it was for


30 August 2021

Lottery COO back at work after 17-month “leave of absence”

Audit firm SkX has so far been paid R9.65 million to investigate alleged Lottery corruption


26 July 2021

Minister of Justice’s law firm bungled lottery corruption probe

Reports submitted by Ndobela Lamola Inc are full of forged documents

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21 July 2021

Dr Tumi, the Lottery and the alleged fraud of R1.5 million

The modus operandi appears similar to other dodgy Lottery-funded projects

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10 June 2021

Lottery fast tracks R500,000 grant for Simphiwe Dana’s extravaganza

Funding was awarded just weeks after the company was registered, and after the event took place


10 May 2021

Lottery spends millions fighting former employees

The National Lotteries Commission has already spent R5.7 million in only one of its legal battles


28 April 2021

Litigious Lottery spends millions of rands on lawyers

The National Lotteries Commission has ongoing legal battles against Ebrahim Patel, former employees, and others trying to hold it accountable


22 April 2021

NLC Commissioner misleads Parliament – again

Dodgy lawyer paid millions in Lottery grants while also doing legal work for NLC


9 April 2021

Minister and Lottery board “at war” over new chair

Numerous Lottery grants are being investigated for corruption


31 March 2021

Marius Fransman, the Cape minstrels and the Lottery millions

New information bolsters the concern that public money may have been used for an ANC election campaign


25 March 2021

Minister Patel deals lottery corruption a blow

The National Lotteries Commission has been using a regulation of the Lotteries Act to hide information


19 March 2021

MPs row over Lottery board selection

Three people shortlisted for Minister Ebrahim Patel to choose from


12 March 2021

Lottery millions used for board member’s luxury home

And the mysterious payments he received from a company linked to the suspended COO


3 March 2021

Parliament shortlists eight candidates for Lottery chair

Public has until 8 March to comment or raise objections


26 February 2021