Articles by Raymond Joseph

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

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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

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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

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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

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22 April 2021

NLC Commissioner misleads Parliament – again

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

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9 April 2021

Minister and Lottery board “at war” over new chair

Numerous Lottery grants are being investigated for corruption

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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

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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

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19 March 2021

MPs row over Lottery board selection

Three people shortlisted for Minister Ebrahim Patel to choose from

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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

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3 March 2021

Parliament shortlists eight candidates for Lottery chair

Public has until 8 March to comment or raise objections

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26 February 2021

Appointment process of new Lottery board chair restarts

Minister Patel extends tenure of acting chair despite objections

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24 February 2021

Lotto’s R26 million half-built Limpopo old age home

Looters move in after building site abandoned

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28 January 2021

Lottery boss misled Parliament

Commissioner Thabang Mampane told MPs last year that the minstrel museum officially opened in 2016. It’s still not open

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11 January 2021