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Pheto's lottery scandal flies in face of dire societal challenges

As 28 bidders are expected to make offers for award-winning actor Terry Pheto’s luxury house in Bryanston, Joburg, people who run drug rehabilitation centres in Tshwane say there is a need for more facilities.

The house is believed to have been acquired with proceeds from the National Lottery Commission (NLC) which was meant to go towards a drug rehabilitation centre in Soshanguve, Tshwane. Joyce Makgale, founder and owner of Reabetsoe Rehabilitation Centre in Mabopane, said the township had a scourge of drug abuse...

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