South Africa: Dr Tumi, the Lottery and the Alleged Fraud of R1.5 Million

The arrest of popular gospel singer Dr Tumi earlier this year sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and among his fans. Although the matter is unfolding in a Gauteng court, it links directly back to the Vhembe region, and may also be connected to other dubious Lottery-funded projects and people with links to the area.

Dr Tumi – Tumisang Victor Makweya (30) – along with his wife and four other suspects – is accused of defrauding the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) out of more than…


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