New twist in national lottery saga

Instant riches: The country’s wait for a national lottery continues
Instant riches: The country’s wait for a national lottery continues

National lottery contender, Grow Mine has filed an urgent motion at the High Court challenging trade minister, Mmusi Kgafela’s decision not to intervene in a dispute over who should run the revenue spinning project.

Grow Mine, a consortium that was initially picked as the preferred partner for the lottery before being booted out by the Gambling Authority, had appealed to Mmusi Kgafela.

However in March, Kgafela ruled that he did not have jurisdiction to hear or determine the appeal. The move has not been received well by Grow Mine which has filed papers seeking the High Court’s intervention in the long-running matter.

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