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Hanna Pretorius vs. News24 - 21 Jan 2021
Complaint number: 8388 Date: 19 September 2020 Headline of article: Exodus: Uncovering sexual crimes and missing millions at a KZN ‘cult’ Headline of video:  Exodus – uncovering a cult in KwaZulu-Natal Authors: Tammy Petersen, Azarrah Karrim, Aljoscha Kohlstock and Nokuthula Manyathi Respondent: Prof George Claassen, News24 internal ombud
AfriForum vs TimesLive - 21 Jan 2021
It also references previous interviews with AfriForum representatives referred to by the parties, a Constitutional Court ruling,  and previous rulings of the Press Ombudsman. Complaint Ms Nanni, on behalf of AfriForum complains about a column by Justice Malala published in TimesLive that focused on demonstrations by various political groups who converged on the Free State town of Sene
Decision to adjudicate -Hanna Pretorius vs. News24.com - 19 Jan 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 8388 Date of article: 19 September 2020 Headline: Exodus Complaint                                             1.1 Ms Hanna Pretorius, the deputy principal of Domino Servite School, complains about the content of News24&
Palesa Lebitse vs City Press - 13 Jan 2021
 Complaint                                             1.1 Ms Palesa Lebitse complains that the: 1.1.1 newspaper did not give her a right of reply prior to publication, nor did it furnish her with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) report on which the story was base
Kelly Khumalo vs City Press - 11 Jan 2021
Complaint                                               1.1  Khumalo complains that the: 1.1.1  journalist did not afford her reasonable time to properly comment on the allegations against her prior to publication; 1.1.2      &nb
Southern Palace Group vs Daily Maverick - 04 Jan 2021
One was in City Press, headlined “TRANSNET SERVICE PROVIDER DONATED TO THE ENTITY’S CHAIR” authored by Setumo Stone and published on 4 October, 2020. The other is the article in question in this decision published by the Daily Maverick headlined “IDC ‘suckered’ into making a R185m business loan allegedly diverted to pay off debts and buy a Bentley.”
IFP/Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi vs Sunday Times - 08 Dec 2020
Finding Complaint 8389 Date of Article: 04/10/20 Headline: ‘Mangosuthu Buthelezi accused of meddling in municipality’; Sub-head: ‘Veteran IFP leader denies anything untoward in letter’ Author: Zimasa Matiwane Page: 6 Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Ms Liezl van der Merwe, MP, on behal
Gravitate MVC and David Mortimer vs Sunday World - 02 Dec 2020
Finding Complaint 8250 Date of Article: 19/7/20 (print)/ 21/7/20 (online) Headline: TV presenter kicks up a BEE fronting storm (print)/ Thabang Masanabo in BEE fronting storm (online) Author: Aubrey Mothombeni Page: Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint from Adv Lesetja Malope who represented Mr Mortimer and Gravitate, a written respons
Maj-Gen Lesley Ford vs Mail&Guardian - 24 Nov 2020
Complaint 8392 Decision to adjudicate Headline:  ‘SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use’ Author: Sabelo Skiti Publication date: 27/10/20 Particulars Maj-General Leslie Ford complains of an article in the Mail& Guardian under the headline above. He complains that his name and rank are mentioned in the article y
Mbulelo Ngxabane vs Daily Dispatch - 13 Nov 2020
Moreover, he says the reporter was “conflicted with a source of information.” Text The article says a senior IT official at the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, Mr Mbulelo Ngxabane, allegedly lied on his CV about his academic qualifications. It reported that he had said he had a diploma and B-Tech, as well as a Masters degree in IT. “But an internal investigation fou
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