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GIDANI (Pty) Ltd.
Operator of the SA National Lottery
Address: Former Nashua Building Stand 405, Halfway House extension 32 Old Pretoria Main Road Halfway House Midrand
Postal/Postboks Address: Gidani (Pty) Ltd Private Bag X130 Halfway House Midrand, 1685
Internet: http://www.gidani.co.za/gidani/
www.nationallottery.co.za
E-mail Address: info@gidani.co.za
Phone: 011 564 0000
Fax: N/A
Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Bongani Khumalo
Year Lottery Founded: 2006
Number of Employees: N/A
Jurisdiction: South Africa

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Background Information

Gidani a 89.2% Black Majority owned private company, is an extraordinary world-class South African Lottery operator with a multiple heritage.
As an empowerment company Gidani’s business ethos is fortified by its profound commitment to the issues of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment.
Formed in 2005, to compete for the licence to operate the South African National Lottery, Gidani prides itself of being the first lottery operator to offer 34% of its revenue to good causes, since the South African government’s introduction of the National Lottery in 1999. One of the driving forces behind Gidani is the assemblage of impeccable lottery related business acumen residing in each of our shareholder companies. Of note, is the fact that the shareholders have over the years demonstrated an unflinching allegiance to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment.
One of the driving forces behind Gidani is the assemblage of impeccable lottery related business acumen residing in each of our shareholder companies. Of note, is the fact that the shareholders have over the years demonstrated an unflinching allegiance to Black Economic Empowerment.

Gidani’s local shareholders constitute:
Gravitas Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (10.8%)
Intralot South Africa (18%)
Kopano Ke Matla Investments (Pty) Ltd (10.8%)
National Organisation of the Blind in South Africa (NOBSA) (4%)
Nozala Holdings (Pty) Ltd (10.8%)
Partnership Investments (Pty) Ltd (10.8%)
The South African Government (representative organisation to be confirmed) (20%)
The South African National NGO Coalition (SANGOCO) (4%)
Vunani Capital Holdings (Pty) Ltd (10.8%)
Gidani’s International Technology and Strategic Partner is Intralot SA, Greece.


News Archive for CY2016
September 20, 2016 Gidani Loses Bid to Appeal Lotto Case
August 29, 2016 Gidani in Renewed Bid to Wrest Lottery Licence from Ithuba
May 17, 2016 Gidani Does Not Accept Pretoria High Court Lottery Judgment, "Very Likely" to Appeal
May 17, 2016 South Africa: Minister on Third National Lottery Licence Court Judgment
May 13, 2016 Pretoria High Court Dismisses Gidani’s Licence Application
March 7, 2016 Gidani Loses Its Battle to Regain the Lottery
February 17, 2016 Gidani Questions Ministers Logic in Awarding Lottery Licence to Competitor
February 15, 2016 Gidani in Court Bid to Get Lottery Back


News Archive for CY2015
November 26, 2015 National Lotteries Commission Pleads with Government to Protect Its Mandated Monopoly from Illegal Lotteries
September 11, 2015 Gidani Vows to Continue Appeal for Lottery Licence
September 8, 2015 National Lottery Licence Battle Nears End in Court
August 11, 2015 Gidani May Still Further Pursue Lottery Licence In Court
August 8, 2015 Ithuba Reconfirmed as National Lottery Operator
July 2, 2015 Lottery Operator Sets Up Communications Room to Ensure Retailers and Players Concerns are Met
June 11, 2015 Gidani International Limited Awarded National Lottery Licence in Malawi
June 1, 2015 Gidani Challenges New Operator
May 29, 2015 New Lottery Operator to Commence June 1


News Archive for CY2014
December 11, 2014 New Lottery Operator Looking Forward to Unveiling New Game Portfolio
December 7, 2014 Urgent Interim Court Order Fails, Paving Way for Take Over of the National Lottery
December 7, 2014 Operators Continue Dispute over Lottery Contract
December 1, 2014 Gidani Challenges Awarding of Third Lottery Licence
October 24, 2014 Bidder Selected to Run National Lottery
March 24, 2014 Gidani Celebrates Lotto Birthday with Jackpots on Offer


News Archive for CY2013
July 1, 2013 Board Whittles Away Potential Bidders for National Lottery
June 12, 2013 Minister Rob Davies Calls Interested Parties to Bid for the Third National Lottery License
June 7, 2013 Glitch Sees Lotto Offline Momentarily

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