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Luvo Makasi, Boqwana Burns Attorneys vs. City Press - 29 Mar 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 29 March 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Ricky Stone of Boqwana Burns Attorneys, on behalf of the company itself as well as on behalf of Mr Luvo Makasi (also of that law firm), and those of Dumisane Lubisi, editor of the City Press newspaper. Boqwana Burns Attorneys (BBA) and Makasi are complaining about a story in City Press of 1
Appeal Decision: Sunday Times vs Molefe Brian - 28 Mar 2017
SUNDAY TIMES                                                            APPLICANT AND MOLE
Stephen Hinana vs. Volksblad - 28 Mar 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 March 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of chief magistrate Stephen Hinana (in Upington), and those of Anena Burger, journalist of the Volksblad newspaper. Hinana is complaining about a story in Volksblad of 7 March 2017, headlined Juffrou in hof oor kind: Landdros onttrek hom oor ‘rassekaart’. Complaint     &
Appeal Decision: Martins Antonio vs Sunday Times - 20 Mar 2017
MARTINS ANTONIO                                                               &nbs
Minister David Mahlobo vs. News24 - 15 Mar 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 15 March 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Brian Dube, spokesman for the Minister of State Security, Mr David Mahlobo, and those of Alet Janse van Rensburg, opinions editor of News24. Mahlobo is complaining about an opinion piece on News24 Online of 7 March 2017, headlined Panicking Zuma has thrown caution to the wind. Complaint
Children’s Institute et al vs. The Times - 14 Mar 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 14 March 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Dr Stefanie Röhrs, senior researcher of the Children’s Institute at the University of Cape Town, with Mr Wessel van den Berg (Children’s Rights and Positive Parenting Manager, Sonke Gender Justice) and those of Jillian Green of The Times newspaper. Röhrs and Van den Berg
Colin Gabriel vs. The Herald - 14 Mar 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 14 March 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Colin Gabriel and his attorney, Mr Ahmed Gani (from Gani Mayet Attorneys), and those of Nwabisa Makunga, deputy editor of The Herald newspaper. Gabriel is complaining about several articles in The Herald ranging from 26 August 2015 to 14 December 2016. The Public Advocate allowed this compl
Martin Fraser Wingate-Pearse vs. Daily Maverick - 09 Mar 2017
Wingate-Pearse attended the meeting, together with his wife Donatella and his mother Moira. Representing him were Adv Christopher Whitcutt and Hooghuis. Less than 24 hours before the hearing was due to start, the editor of the Daily Maverick informed us that Thamm would not be able to attend the meeting due to work restraints. The complainant was not willing to postpone the meeting. Based
Martin Fraser Wingate-Pearse vs. Daily Maverick - 09 Mar 2017
Wingate-Pearse attended the meeting, together with his wife Donatella and his mother Moira. Representing him were Adv Christopher Whitcutt and Hooghuis. Less than 24 hours before the hearing was due to start, the editor of the Daily Maverick informed us that Thamm would not be able to attend the meeting due to work restraints. The complainant was not willing to postpone the meeting. Based
21st Century vs. Daily Sun - 09 Mar 2017
Present at the meeting were Mkhabela, Ms Thinabantu Mkhabela and Mr Sipho Maphanga, representing 21st Century, as well as Vos. Mkhabela is complaining about a story in Daily Sun of 10 January 2017, headlined Body falls out of coffin. Complaint                                           &
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