Giani, the former lottery operator has failed to reclaim the lottery licence, this is after the SCA application related to an unsuccessful 2014 legal challenge by Gidani against the Trade and Industry minister Rob Davies for having awarded the National lottery licence to Ithuba.
Ithuba once again emerged victorious after former lottery operator, Gidani was unsuccessful in the latest of its numerous court challenges aimed at attempting to reclaim the lottery licence. The North Gauteng High court judgement follows on the heels of the supreme Court of appeal (SCA) decision which in March dismiseed with costs an appeal by Gidani against an earlier adverse judgement. The SCA in Bloemfontein ruled that there was no justifiable merit for an appeal and that there was no reasonable prospect of success on the matter.
Mrs Charmaine Mabuza, the CEO of Ithuba, said their were delighted with the outcome of the litigation and assured the South Sfrican public that they will continue to focus on invigorating the South African national lottery and delivering a world class service.