Articles by Anton van Zyl

Lottery throws millions more at dodgy projects

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

By Raymond Joseph and Anton van Zyl - 25 May 2020
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Zibsifusion: a case study of Lottery corruption

Toilets were promised to schools with pit latrines, but never delivered

By Anton van Zyl - 3 March 2020
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Toddlers abandoned in room for almost five days

Unclear why authorities took long to respond

By Anton van Zyl and Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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Lotteries Commission is trying to sell you horse manure

COO Phillemon Letwaba has been unable to explain the numerous anomalies in the funding of Lesley Ramulifho’s projects

By Anton van Zyl - 23 October 2019
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Limpopo’s forgotten schools and the Lottery’s expensive toilets

R10 million grant went to Gauteng company with no experience

By Anton van Zyl - 24 May 2019
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Lottery’s promise of toilets leaves a nasty smell

Photos used to show progress building ablution facilities at different schools are of the same structures

By Anton van Zyl, Bernard Chiguvare, Kaizer Nengovhela and Raymond Joseph - 3 May 2019
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How a hijacked organisation scored millions from the Lottery

Troubling questions for the COO of the National Lotteries Commission

By Raymond Joseph and Anton van Zyl - 22 November 2018