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Shaka Sisulu vs. Sunday Sun - 11 Sep 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 11 September 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Shaka Sisulu and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Sisulu is complaining about a story in Sunday Sun of 30 July 2017. The front-page headline read, Shaka Sisulu axed! The story was carried on page 5, headlined Shaka is bitter about Twitter! – Presenter
Vaal Ahanang Foundation and Steve Lekoelea vs. Sunday Sun - 08 Sep 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 8 September 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Taahir Nixon Theletsane, chairman of the Vaal Ahanang Foundation, writing on behalf of the foundation and Mr Steve Lekoelea, and on those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Theletsane and Lekoelea are complaining about a story in Sunday Sun of 2 July 2017, headlined
Rochelle John vs. News24 - 07 Sep 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 7 September 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Rochelle John and those of Ahmed Areff, on behalf of News24. John is complaining about a story in News24 of 26 August 2017, headlined I was admonishing my daughter – McBride speaks out on assault allegations. Complaint                 &nb
Rochelle John vs. The Citizen - 07 Sep 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 7 September 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Rochelle John and those of Charles Cilliers, digital editor of The Citizen newspaper. John is complaining about a story in The Citizen of 26 August 2017, headlined McBride denies he assaulted his daughter. Complaint                    
Appeal Decision: Dladla Thato and Josta Dladla vs Sunday World - 30 Aug 2017
On a certain date, a journalist of the Sunday World (“respondent”) telephoned Ms Thato Dladla, (“first respondent”), who is the wife of Mr Josta Dladla (“second applicant”). Amongst other wuestions, the jornalist asked first applicant a very crued question: “Is it true that you had unprotected sex with ...”.  The journalist wanted to write a sto
Appeal Decision: Biribauer Michael vs Eye Wit - 30 Aug 2017
In the matter of BIRIBAUER MICHAEL                                                            
Appeal Decision: Mbalula N vs Sunday Times - 29 Aug 2017
In the matter of MBALULA N                                                             &
The Frankel family vs. Daily Maverick - 29 Aug 2017
(Health-e News Service has supplied the article to Daily Maverick.) The Frankel family is complaining about an article in the Daily Maverick of 13 July 2017, headlined Health-e News: A rape survivor never forgets. Complaint                                             The Franke
Madubula Mabuza vs City Press - 29 Aug 2017
Dear Mr Mabuza, You complain about the following stories in City Press: ·         R84.1m: a 3km dirt road for 20 homes (8 May 2016); ·         Cost of Mkhondo’s R84m, 3km dirt road project suddenly drops to R30m (15 June 2016); ·       &nb
Appeal Decision: Business Day vs Trillian Capital Partners - 29 Aug 2017
In the matter of BUSINESS DAY                                                            &nbs
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