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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma vs. Sunday Times - 06 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Andile Khoza of Strauss Daly Attorneys, on behalf of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Dlamini-Zuma is complaining about a story in Sunday Times of 29 January 2017, headlined The Nkandla home where Nkosazana has spent a lot of time
Elize Perrin vs. Sarie - 29 Apr 2017
Elize Perrin en dié van Michélle van Breda, redakteur van die tydskrif Sarie. Perrin kla oor die artikel in Sarie in April 2017 onder die opskrif, Altyd ‘n stukkie drama. Klag Perrin kla dat die joernalis Suzette Truter plagiaat gepleeg het deur haar (Perrin se) werk as haar eie aan te bied. Die teks Die artikel gaan oor die klere-ontwerper Floris Louw wat d
Eskom Holdings SOC Limited vs. Financial Mail - 25 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 25 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Kelebogile Galeforolwe of Ledwaba Mazwai Attorneys, on behalf of Eskom, and those of Rob Rose, editor of the Financial Mail magazine. Eskom is complaining about three articles in the Financial Mail, headlined Damning Eskom Report Exposed: Awkward details, family dealings and self-inflicted
Put U 2 Rest Funeral Parlour vs. Daily Maverick - 25 Apr 2017
N’wamba of LB Nwamba Attorneys, on behalf of Put U 2 Rest Funeral Parlour, and those of Kerry Cullinan, managing editor of Health-e news, on behalf of the Daily Maverick. The parlour is complaining about a story of 20 February 2017 headlined, Esidimeni’s dead were stored in pile in a rundown private Atteridgeville mortuary. Complaint             &n
Christopher McCreanor, Sean King and AfriForum vs. Huffington Post SA - 24 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 22 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Dr Christopher McCreanor, Mr Shean King and Mr Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, and those of the editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post SA, Verashni Pillay. McCreanor et al are complaining about a blog on the Facebook page of The Huffington Post website of 13 April 2017, headlined Could i
Vuslat Bayoglu vs. Rapport, City Press - 21 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 21 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Emma Sadleir of The Digital Law Co., on behalf of Mr Vuslat Bayoglu, and those of Alet Wichman, for the Rapport and City Press newspapers. Bayoglu is complaining about almost identical stories in Rapport and City Press, both of 5 February 2017. The first was headlined Turkse ‘mafia&rs
Reyhana Seedat vs. w24 - 21 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 21 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Reyhana Seedat and those of Lili Radloff, editor of w24. Seedat is complaining about an article on 3 April 2017 in w24, headlined Models shown having actual sex in new controversial fashion ad campaign. Complaint                     &nbs
Thabani Khanyile vs. Umngeni Eyethu - 20 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 20 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Khulani Khanyile, on behalf of his brother Thabani Khanyile (22), and those of Peta Lee, editor of the Umngeni Eyethu newspaper, as well as on an informal meeting held in Howick on April 12. Khanyile is complaining about a story in Umngeni Eyethu of 17 March 2017, headlined Whoonga addicts
Erich Weggelaar vs. Women24 (News24) - 19 Apr 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 April 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Erich Weggelaar and those of Lili Radloff, editor of w24 (Women 24). Weggelaar is complaining about an article in w24 of 4 April 2017, headlined ‘Penis seats’ highlight problem with sexual harassment on public transport. Complaint             &n
Student Governing Body: Umkomaas Secondary School vs. (Mid South Coast) Rising Sun - 14 Apr 2017
Present at this meeting were 21 people in total. Moodley and Sadhai represented their parties. The SGB is complaining about a front-page story in the Rising Sun of 28 February to 6 March 2017, headlined Gross irregularities alleged at Umk Sec. Complaint                                        
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