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Minister Ayanda Dlodlo vs. Mail & Guardian - 25 Sep 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 25 September 2018 Particulars Complainant: Minister of Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo Lodged by: Ms Mava Scott Date of article: 10 August 2018 Headline: Bombshell plan to lay off 30 000 public servants Author of article: Paddy Harper et al Respondent: Beauregard Tromp, deputy editor Complaint   
Uyanda Mbuli vs Sunday Sun - 25 Sep 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 25 September 2018 Particulars Date of article: 29 July 2018 Headline: Legal line drawn – Uyanda faces off against fiery fan Page: 1 headline; story on page 3 Online: Yes Author of article: Mduduzi Nonyane Respondent: Johan Vos, deputy editor Complaint                    &n
Appeal Decision: Road Accident Fund vs Sunday Times - 20 Sep 2018
We now know that the “RAF” is an abreviation of the Road Accident Fund (“applicant”). Briefly, the essence of the story was that the applicant, was financially broke; that yet it had entered into a contract with a company known as Gxakwes Projects, in terms of which applicant hired 300 chairs for its Menlyn office at a cost of R500,000 per month.  There was also a push
Appeal Decision: Timothy Omotoso vs Drum Mag - 20 Sep 2018
The applicant has lodged the complaints on behalf of its pastor, Pastor Timothy Omotoso. The complaints followed an article in the respondent’s edition of 10 May 2018, with the headline “PREYED ON BY MY PASTOR”.  It was a story as narrated by a young woman, aged 16, about how she was lured by the pastor and leader of the church, Timothy Omotoso.  The young woman said sh
Appeal Decision: EML Energy vs Sunday Times - 20 Sep 2018
PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA In the matter between: EML ENERGY                                                      &n
Brimstone Investment Corporation Ltd et al vs. Sunday Times - 20 Sep 2018
Ltd; Messrs Takula Tapela and Iqbal Khan, Ms Tiloshani Moodley (who all form part of the executive management and / or Brimstone’s Board). Lodged by: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. Date of article: 17 June 2018 Headline: Top executives set to score in BEE front companies – Brimstone trio in line for fishing rights worth millions Page: 10 Online: Yes Author of articl
Thamsanqa Jiyane vs City Press - 19 Sep 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 September 2018 Particulars Lodged by: Nicqui Galaktiou Inc. Date of article: 13 May 2018 Headline: Transnet: Brian helped to loot – A tender to buy locomotives for Transnet was inflated by R16 billion, and split between four suppliers, one a Gupta-linked company Page: Front-page lead Online: Yes Authors of article: Abram M
Savita Mbuli vs. Sunday World - 17 Sep 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombu 17 September 2018 Particulars Date of article: 29 July 2018 Headline: Mbuli’s bond battle with bank heats up – Savita in danger of losing mansion over arrears Page: 3 Online: Yes Author of article: Aubrey Mothombeni Respondent: Amos Mananyetso, deputy editor Complaint              &
Appeal Decision: Kaizer Chiefs vs Sunday Sun - 17 Sep 2018
PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA In the matter between: KAIZER CHIEFS                                                      
Appeal Decision: Jane Abongdia vs Daily Dispatch - 17 Sep 2018
PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA In the matter between: JANE ABONGDIA                                                      
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