CORRUPTION

Parliament to order National Lotteries Commission to hand over details of all its grants

Refusal to do so would not “withstand constitutional scrutiny”, says parliamentary legal adviser

By Raymond Joseph - 15 July 2020

“Lawfare” launched against GroundUp to stop us exposing lottery corruption

The National Lotteries Commission is a corrupt, captured state institution that is enabling the pillaging of poor people’s money

By GroundUp Editors - 25 June 2020

Hijacked organisation gets millions in Lottery grants

Police demand proof before accepting criminal complaint

By Raymond Joseph - 22 June 2020

United Civil Society in Action sues GroundUp and the National Lotteries Commission

Case brought after GroundUp exposed dodgy grants and looting of funds

By Elna Schütz - 17 June 2020

Amended law will improve transparency of political party funding

Parties have to publicly disclose their financial backers

By Geoffrey Allsop - 15 June 2020

Court orders Reserve Bank to make apartheid records public

South African History Archive Trust wins important victory for access to information

By Geoffrey Allsop - 3 June 2020

NPA declines to prosecute Lottery looter

This is a civil matter, says state advocate

By Raymond Joseph - 3 June 2020

Police watchdog pulls investigators from state capture probe

IPID recalls two members of team investigating former police commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane

By Daneel Knoetze - 28 May 2020

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

Lotto looter Leslie Ramulifho has committed fraud and perjury

Affidavit contains manipulated bank statements and forged signatures

By Raymond Joseph - 13 May 2020
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Woman alleges cigarette corruption by Grassy Park police

Vanessa Adriaanse claims police unlawfully entered her home and arrested her

By Daneel Knoetze - 12 May 2020
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Corrupt official’s house can be forfeited, Constitutional Court rules

Property acquired through crime is not protected by the Constitution

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 May 2020
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Judge hits back at attorneys who accused him of bias

Application by Road Accident Fund attorneys dismissed

By Tania Broughton - 5 May 2020
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Covid-19: Lockdown creates ripe pickings for corrupt police

Revealed: A staggering range of police corruption

By Daneel Knoetze - 15 April 2020
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Municipal officials suspended amid allegations of “selling RDP houses”

Residents still living in shacks are billed for houses they have never seen

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 30 March 2020
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Lottery supporters march against journalists who exposed corruption

Memo calls on Ebrahim Patel not to suspend the National Lottery Commission’s board

By Elna Schütz - 6 March 2020