Articles for Raymond Joseph

New board appointed to fix scandal-ridden Lottery

The new appointees include Willie Hofmeyr, the former corruption-busting head of the Asset Forfeiture Unit


News | 24 March 2022

Lotteries Commission goes to court to force minister to appoint new board

The term of current members expires on 31 March


News | 23 March 2022

Lottery money funded the board chair’s luxury private estate

One of Alfred Nevhutanda’s companies received millions for his mansion from Lottery grants


Feature | 17 March 2022

Hawks swoop on Northern Cape Lottery offices after whistleblowers’ tip-offs

Seven NLC employees named in the search and seizure warrant including the deputy provincial head


News | 11 March 2022

Ebrahim Patel moves to fire Lotteries board

National Lotteries Commission has “failed to ensure proper administration and good governance,” says minister


Brief | 8 March 2022

Lotteries boss Phillemon Letwaba is back at work after being cleared by internal hearing

Evidence collected by Special Investigating Unit of grand-scale corruption rejected by chair of hearing


News | 8 March 2022

Deadline for nominations to National Lotteries Commission board

Individuals, institutions and civil society have until Monday 7 March to apply

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News | 7 March 2022

Network of corruption exposed in Lottery probe

SIU says it has already identified R300 million in misappropriated grants


News | 3 March 2022

Court grants order on dodgy multimillion rand Lottery grant

Big win for SIU after President Ramaphosa authorised the investigation of the National Lotteries Commission in 2020


News | 17 February 2022

National Lotteries Commission board is no longer quorate

Only three members are left on the board


News | 9 February 2022

Judge dismisses Lottery bid to have corruption probe declared “unlawful”

Court puts pay to Lottery’s squirming to avoid scrutiny


Law | 8 February 2022

Fowl play! Lottery board member received millions linked to Lottery grants

Grant beneficiaries made payments into William Huma’s home loan


Feature | 7 February 2022

Suspended Lottery boss faces disciplinary hearing

Phillemon Letwaba accused of using funds to enrich himself and his family


News | 20 January 2022

What happened to the Lottery money paid to fund games for intellectually impaired athletes?

R25 million seems to have disappeared without trace


News | 11 January 2022

Secrecy surrounds R80 million in Lottery funding for sports project

Politically connected businessman Solly Siweya pops up again


News | 9 December 2021

MPs demand update on Special Investigation Unit’s Lottery probe

DA’s Mat Cuthbert says SIU has already missed a deadline given by the President


Brief | 8 December 2021