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Alex Mthiyane vs. Daily Sun - 24 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 24 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Alex Mthiyane, Gagasi FM presenter, and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Daily Sun newspaper. Mthiyane is complaining about a story in Daily Sun of 31 January 2017, headlined ‘Radio man took my phone!’ Complaint               &nb
Zukiswa Vutela vs. Move! - 23 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 23 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Zukiswa Vutela and those of Nonzwakazi Cekete, editor of Move! magazine. Vutela is complaining about a headline on the front page of Move! magazine of 1 February 2017 which read, Uzalo’s Kay Sibiya in bitter DNA fight with sugarmama. Complaint          
Noluvo Maki vs Daily Dispatch - 15 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 15 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Noluvo Maki, Senior Manager: Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Department of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs (Cogta) in the Eastern Cape, and those of Sibusiso Ngalwa, editor of the Daily Dispatch newspaper. Maki is complaining about a story in Daily Dispatch of 9 Nov
Ivan Pillay vs. African Times - 14 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 14 February 2017 Former SARS Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay is complaining about a story in African Times of 5 October 2016, headlined SARS rogue unit’s latest victim? Background When this complaint landed on my desk, the two parties had already reached consensus on the wording of an apology – all I am called upon to do is to make a ruling
Prof Peter Mbati, the University of Venda and its Council vs. City Press - 08 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud and a Panel of Adjudicators (Tshamano Makhadi, public representative, and Franz Krüger, representing the press). 8 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Lethuxolo Ntuli of the law firm Bowman Gilfillan, on behalf of Prof Peter Mbati, vice-chancellor of the University of Venda (Univen), the university itself and its council (&l
Eugene Mthethwa vs. Sunday World - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Eugene Mthethwa and those Abdul Milazi, editor of the Sunday World newspaper. Mthethwa is complaining about an article in Sunday World of 15 January 2017, headlined Kwaito star Eugene Mthethwa sings jailhouse blues over child care. Complaint             &
Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in Limpopo, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Mokaba-Phukwana is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 20 November 2016, headlined Protector tears apart R6 million ‘forens
Thembi Tulwana vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 Februay 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Thembi Tulwana, senior leader: property portfolio of the Revelation Church of God in Yeoville, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Tulwana is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 4 December 2016, headlined Turfed by the prophet – Church&rs
Martins Antonio vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Makgahlela Mashaba Attorneys & Conveyancers, on behalf of Mr Martins Antonio, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Antonio, director of MPA Investigations, is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 20 November 2016, headlined Protector tears apar
Matodzi Makananisa vs. Daily Sun - 28 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Matodzi Makananisa and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Daily Sun newspaper. Makananisa is complaining about a story on page 4 in Daily Sun of 15 November 2016, headlined Media man accused of assaulting gogo. Complaint                 &n
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