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Lawyers’ body lets lottery crook off the hook

Despite what appears to be overwhelming evidence against Lesley Ramulifho, the Legal Practice Council decided not to take disciplinary action against him

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26 October 2020

Four big victories show what political activism can achieve

Commuter and housing activists have set important examples

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19 October 2020

Here’s a quick health win for government

With a bit of data-sharing, we can understand who is dying where and of what much quicker - and then take action to fix it

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21 August 2020

Lottery officials removed a webpage and then accused us of falsely reporting what was on it

This latest dodgy move suggests that the NLC has no intention of publishing the list of grant recipients

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24 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

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25 June 2020

Covid-19: Here’s a possible source of funds for social grants

Cash Paymaster Services could pay back profits as ordered by Constitutional Court

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27 March 2020

A message for police and soldiers: We support what you’re doing but do it gently

Our constitutional democracy should not be placed at risk by the Covid-19 lockdown

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26 March 2020

Landmark ruling for science journalists

Appeal committee of press council frees media from having to create false balance

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20 March 2020

Covid-19: The world’s unprecedented experiment

From this disaster we can emerge better

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17 March 2020

Covid-19: One simple thing the Health Department needs to do urgently

Communication has been pretty good, but it needs to get better quickly

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13 March 2020

Apology and retraction

One of our freelance reporters fabricated quotes

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28 January 2020

“Travelling on the Metrorail network is easy” says Metrorail. Really?

In a country which claims to be headed for “a better life for all” it is outrageous that thousands of commuters can be abandoned to a failing public transport system

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15 January 2020

Does Sunday World want to do journalism or be a defender of corruption?

Newspaper’s attack on our reporter is malicious

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25 November 2019

Will Net1 have to pay back the money?

Accounts being audited by SASSA in accordance with Constitutional Court ruling

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29 October 2019

Dagga prohibition needs to end

We need a rational approach, grounded in evidence, to growing, selling and consuming cannabis products

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15 October 2019