Articles by Raymond Joseph

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Lottery officials fibbed about clean audits

NLC received a qualified audit for the 2017/18 financial year

By Raymond Joseph - 13 March 2020
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The Lottery and the missing minstrel museum

Six years ago the Lottery gave R13 million for a museum which still does not exist

By Raymond Joseph - 21 February 2020
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Lottery paid millions of rands to COO’s wife’s company

Companies linked to Phillemon Letwaba’s friends and family have received huge amounts of Lottery money

By Raymond Joseph - 28 January 2020
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Member of Parliament calls for Lottery board to be fired

NLC investigating itself is like “turkeys voting for Christmas”, says MP in letter to minister Patel

By Raymond Joseph - 23 January 2020
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Money from Lottery goes to cousin of National Lotteries Commission boss

Only a fraction of the R11 million grant appears to have gone to its intended purpose

By Raymond Joseph - 20 January 2020
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Is the National Lotteries Commission countering media exposés with advertising?

It has massively increased spending on advertorials over the past few years

By Raymond Joseph - 17 December 2019
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Mystery Limpopo outfit gets multi-million rand Lottery contract for old age home in Mpumalanga

Facility, which is unfinished after two years, is in Lottery COO’s village

By Raymond Joseph - 6 December 2019
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Lottery hides its beneficiaries following corruption exposés

Minister Ebrahim Patel still failing to answer questions

By Raymond Joseph - 4 November 2019
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How to buy your dream house using public money

Documents show that Lottopreneur Lesley Ramulifho used at least R5 million from a Lottery grant to pay for his luxury Pretoria house

By Raymond Joseph - 31 October 2019
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The Lottery COO and the mysterious payments

Bank statements show that company directed by COO’s wife paid money into Lottery recipient’s account, yet she denies it

By Raymond Joseph - 25 October 2019
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How a lawyer used a Lottery-funded project as his personal ATM

Lesley Ramulifho paid for fancy restaurants, high-end interior decor and work on a Porsche using money meant for a drug rehab

By Raymond Joseph - 22 October 2019
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Homeless people ask judge to find Dan Plato and JP Smith in contempt of court

They allege that City of Cape Town officials have confiscated their private property in violation of a court order

By Raymond Joseph - 20 September 2019
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Lottery whistleblower pays a high price

But evidence supports his allegations

By Raymond Joseph - 19 September 2019
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Ebrahim Patel recommends criminal case in Lottery debacle

Minister expresses displeasure with Lottery’s own investigation into controversial grant

By Raymond Joseph - 6 September 2019
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Lottery-funded rehab centre unfinished after two years

#DodgyLottery part four: R17 million has been spent on Kuruman facility

By Raymond Joseph - 12 August 2019
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The Lottery-funded library with empty shelves

#DodgyLottery part three: R20 million has been spent on the Credo Mutwa Museum and Library, with very little to show for it

By Raymond Joseph - 7 August 2019