CORRUPTION

Picketers demand jail time for looters of Covid-19 funds

Campaign highlights the devastating impact of corruption on lives

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

Lotto millions used for minor renovations to stadium

… but it was meant for a brand new sports facility

By Anton van Zyl and Raymond Joseph - 10 September 2020

Family’s RDP home sold without their knowledge

Headman who charged R1,500 fee for sale condemned by chief and provincial authority

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 September 2020

Residents dissatisfied as ANC chief whip returns to troubled Stutterheim

“They sent back the person who failed us”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 26 August 2020

Can you guess the order these photos were taken?

An expensive troubled bridge over water

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and GroundUp Staff - 26 August 2020

Makhubele defends herself at Zondo Commission

Judge sees no conflict with her appointment while chairing PRASA board

By James Stent - 6 August 2020

Immigrant shop owners a soft target for criminals

Reporting crime to the police is “a waste of time” says Delft shop owner

By Tariro Washinyira - 4 August 2020

Police disperse Zimbabwean protesters in Cape Town

Demonstration was in solidarity with human rights protests in Zimbabwe

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 July 2020

OUTA lays fraud and racketeering complaint over Lottery grants

“NLC officials are intentionally turning a blind eye and are thus complicit and criminally liable”

By Raymond Joseph - 28 July 2020

Mystery fires destroy cars on premises of Lottery corruption witnesses

Police investigating arson in both cases

By Raymond Joseph - 23 July 2020

Whistleblower report reveals widespread health care corruption

Elderly, women and children most affected, says Corruption Watch

By Tania Broughton - 22 July 2020

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