Articles for Raymond Joseph

Gauteng government funds new drug rehab while defunding existing ones

Clinix Foundation was approved for R11-million in funding in just three weeks

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News | 6 June 2024

Almost half of state-funded drug rehab beds in Gauteng under threat

Organisations are “under investigation” but have not been told why

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News | 5 June 2024

Gauteng Department of Social Development misled court on reasons for funding delays

Auditor-General says it did not recommend changes to the funding process

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News | 30 May 2024

Gauteng government bungles allocation of billions for non-profit organisations

Funding decisions were centralised supposedly to prevent corruption but it has caused catastrophic delays and mistakes

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News | 28 May 2024

Gauteng government rejects request for public-funding information

GroundUp asked for details of billions of rands in grants the Department of Social Development paid to non-profit organisations


News | 10 May 2024

Unpaid school uniform makers occupy Gauteng social development offices

Sewing co-operatives delivered thousands of school uniforms to learners in need, but the department is disowning them

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News | 9 May 2024

Government payment delay forces Joburg’s biggest food bank to close

But the Department of Social Development claims the delay is caused by investigations into the food banks

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News | 8 May 2024

Athletics SA boss may face prosecution for Lottery corruption

But lawyer for acting CEO Terrence Magogodela says his client “expects to be a witness for the state”


News | 7 May 2024

Gauteng Social Development head departs amid corruption allegations

Matilda Gasela headed several forensic audits despite facing allegations herself

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News | 2 May 2024

How the Lottery used an ethics company to launder money

Entertainer Lebo Molax earned R200,000 for participating in three National Lotteries Commission events


News | 15 April 2024

Tribunal blocks former Lottery boss from selling farm bought with grant money

Order names about 20 people and companies linked to National Lotteries Commission dodgy deals


News | 6 April 2024

How the Lottery paid R1.7-million for a flash mob that never happened

MSG, owner of Power FM, channelled the money for the National Lotteries Commission

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News | 5 April 2024

Previous Lottery board and management ignored corruption investigations

“These reports were stuck in offices and safes littered across the building”


News | 15 March 2024

Mystery surrounds Gauteng government’s multi-million rand adjudication panels

Money to pay for them diverted from funding for dignity packs


News | 12 March 2024

Hawks and SIU raid accountants in lottery corruption investigation

Accountants allegedly prepared fraudulent financial statements to get lottery funding


News | 21 February 2024

“Criminal syndicate” was run inside the Lottery says SIU

Three-year investigation has revealed collusion between Lottery officials, former board members, lawyers and non-profit organisations


News | 16 February 2024