Articles for Anton van Zyl

Get-rich-quick solar energy scheme looks way too good to be true

Gollong Investment looks very much like a Ponzi operation

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Feature | 17 November 2022

Questions raised over sale of public park in Louis Trichardt

Municipality hands over documents after three-year battle

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Feature | 6 October 2022

Municipality finally gives in after editor’s long court battle

Makhado Municipality makes information available after more than three years

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Law | 29 September 2022

Leaked report sheds more light on the rot at Lottery-funded school

The National Lotteries Commission’s claims about how R28.3-million was spent to rebuild Vhafamadi Secondary School don’t stand up to scrutiny

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News | 8 September 2022

Setback for Makhado Municipality in access to information case …

… but they will probably just start afresh

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Analysis | 11 June 2022

ICASA issues radio licence to deregistered company

Regulator ignores compliance requirements

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News | 30 March 2022

Lotteries Commission launches its own probe into dodgy R10m grant

But grant to children’s centre is already being investigated by the SIU

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News | 14 October 2021

R10 million in Lottery funding for a Limpopo children’s centre didn’t go to any children

No one in the area seems to know how the money for the Tshimbupfe Drop-in Centre for destitute children was used

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News | 19 August 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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Feature | 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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News | 10 June 2021

Judge President’s gripe with lawyers leads to High Court impasse

Limpopo judge’s statement that lawyers are trying to “capture” the court prompts concern from other judges

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News | 15 April 2021

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

Looters move in after building site abandoned

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Feature | 28 January 2021

Mystery of R5.5 million Lottery grant

Money never reached us, says official beneficiary

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News | 3 December 2020

Lotto millions used for minor renovations to stadium

… but it was meant for a brand new sports facility

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Feature | 10 September 2020

Mystery of R15 million Lotto funding in Limpopo deepens

Vyeboom Civic Association says the community has not seen any of the money apparently donated to it

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News | 13 August 2020

Lottery throws millions more at dodgy projects

The National Lotteries Commission has refused to disclose its beneficiaries. But we found them

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News | 25 May 2020