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Manki Ndarana vs. Die Son - 27 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Manki Ndarana and those of Andrew Koopman, editor-in-chief of Die Son newspaper. Ndarana is complaining about a story in Die Son of 19 January 2017, headlined Bandiet ontsnap uit tjoekie. Complaint                         &nb
Montebello Design Centre vs Sunday Times - 27 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Tessa Graaff, on behalf of the Montebello Design Centre (MDC), and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. MDC is complaining about a story in Sunday Times of 13 November 2016, headlined Pain over palace  of panes – Battle lines form in Cape Town over
ADV Boyce Mkhize vs City Press - 25 Jan 2017
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL IN THE MATTER BETWEEN: ADV BOYCE MKHIZE                                                  &nb
Thabo Msibi vs. The Daily Vox - 25 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 25 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Prof Thabo Msibi and those of Nikita Ramkissoon, managing editor of The Daily Vox publication. Msibi is complaining about a story in The Daily Vox of 10 January 2017, headlined UKZN rocked by plagiarism allegations against DVC. The text was edited and republished on January 12. Complaint
Marion Mbina-Mthembu vs Daily Di - 19 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Chris Baker of Chris Baker and Associates, on behalf of Ms Marion Mbina-Mthembu, the Director-General in the Office of the Premier (OTP) of the Eastern Cape, and those of Sibusiso Ngalwa, editor-in-chief of the Daily Dispatch newspaper. Mbina-Mthembu is complaining about an article in Dai
Susan Davis vs. The Eastern Province Herald - 19 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Susan Davis and those of Brett Horner, editor of The Eastern Province Herald newspaper. Davis is complaining about an editorial in The Eastern Province Herald of 21 November 2016, headlined White separatists not what we need. Complaint              
Gavin Lewis vs. Daily Sun - 18 Jan 2017
Dear all, I hereby rescind my finding of 18 January 2017, for the following reason: My judgment against the newspaper rested solely on the information which Lewis initially claimed his attorneys provided Daily Sun with (which, incidentally, was not denied by Vos at the time) and which the story omitted to report. It came to light, though, that the relevant information was never sent
Omar’s Motor Den vs. Sowetan - 17 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 17 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Saleem Ebrahim Attorneys, on behalf of Omar’s Motor Den (OMD), and those of Wendy Pretorius, editor of the Sowetan newspaper. OMD is complaining about an article in Sowetan of 19 September 2016, headlined Client’s roller coaster ride. Complaint         &nb
Malebogo Mashishi vs News24 - 08 Dec 2016
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombud November 8, 2016                                                     This ruling is based on the written submissions of Malebogo Mashishi and News24’s Ahmed Areff. Mashishi, in his personal capacity, is complaining a
Appeal Decision: News 24 vs SA Security Solutions & Technology (PTY)LTD - 18 Nov 2016
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