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SIU to freeze pension benefits of former Lotteries Commission COO

Source: South African government The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has obtained a preservation order from the Special Tribunal to freeze pension benefits of Philemon Letwaba, the former chief operating officer of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). The Special Tribunal order, dated 16 September 2022, interdicts the Liberty Group — the pension administrator — from paying Read more >

SIU pounces on Lotteries Commission, finds corruption networks

By Kwazi Dlamini The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is continuing to probe allegations of corruption against former board members of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) and other senior officials. At the beginning of March the SIU submitted to Parliament an explosive status report alleging that NLC officials funnelled millions of rands meant to develop old Read more >

Ebrahim Patel tells Parly he will remove current Lotteries board

In October 2020 Corruption Watch wrote to trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel, and Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, regarding appointments to the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) board when these were due to take place. We based our correspondence on previous experience in campaigning around the appointment processes of leaders of institutions in Read more >