Articles for Raymond Joseph

“Criminal syndicate” was run inside the Lottery says SIU

Three-year investigation has revealed collusion between Lottery officials, former board members, lawyers and non-profit organisations


News | 16 February 2024

Hawks act against one of their own for Lottery corruption

Spokeperson Hangwani Mulaudzi and former Head of Risk at the National Lotteries Commission Marubini Ramatsekisa are both named in a dossier handed to prosecutors

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Feature | 12 February 2024

Kwaito star fails to overturn preservation order on his guesthouse

Judge says there are “reasonable grounds” to believe the property Arthur Mafokate bought was from the proceeds of “unlawful activities”


Law | 31 January 2024

Multimillion-rand Gauteng beauty academy grant under investigation

Four officials of the provincial Department of Social Development already “under precautionary suspension”


News | 22 January 2024

Beauty academy gets R64-million government subsidy in midst of budget cuts

Money for organisations assisting people with HIV and older people cut

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Feature | 18 January 2024

Lottery whistleblower is one of five South Africans to win international award

Mzukisi Makatse recognised by Blueprint for Free Speech


Brief | 5 December 2023

Third qualified audit in a row for National Lotteries Commission

But there is a silver lining as the findings mostly deal with legacy grants made under the watch of the previous board and management


News | 5 December 2023

Lottery to lay criminal complaints against former board members

Chairperson Barney Pityana says Auditor-General must be held accountable for giving the National Lotteries Commission clean audits


News | 23 November 2023

The NPA, the former Lottery boss and the Rolls Royce

Alfred Nevhutanda sold the car just three months after he bought it for R6.3-million


News | 21 November 2023

NPA under pressure to bring Lottery looters to court

R2-billion in grants under investigation, but only one looter in jail


News | 25 October 2023

How the former Lottery board chair paid for his R6.3-million Rolls Royce

Court freezes Alfred Nevhutanda’s luxury car and property


News | 18 October 2023

New measures to prevent Lotto looting

The National Lotteries Commission briefed Parliament on the steps it is taking to clean up the organisation


News | 22 September 2023

Lottery official’s bank accounts frozen because of suspicious payments

R32-million paid by hundreds of grassroots organisations into accounts of KZN NLC official and his wife

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News | 15 September 2023

Lottery looter is living the jet set life

“When life gives you lemons, buy a freaking jet” - Lesley Ramulifho

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News | 30 August 2023

Kwaito star Arthur Mafokate and the dodgy Lottery grant

Mafokate’s company invoiced a non-profit organisation over R1-million from a lottery grant for a music festival that never happened


News | 21 August 2023