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Paintsil vs. Sunday World - 07 Aug 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 August 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr John Paintsil, Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach, and those of Amos Mananyetso, deputy editor of the Sunday World newspaper. Paintsil is complaining about a story in Sunday World of 4 June 2017, headlined Chiefs coach John Paintsil and nyatsi in money drama. Complaint       &
Viroshini Naidoo vs. Business Day - 06 Aug 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 August 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Viroshini Naidoo and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Business Day newspaper. Naidoo is complaining about an article in Business Day of 7 June 2017, headlined Gigaba and Brown eased Gupta allies in – E-mails add weight to claims they aided state capture. Complaint  
Appeal Decision: Mulaudzi Tuwani vs Sunday Times - 03 Aug 2017
The background of the story was this: The lawyer referred to, was a certain Mr Xulu, an attorney, who was acting for the applicant in a case with Old Mutual.  Mr Xulu had in the past acted for Judge President Hlope in a certain protracted case involving the Judicial Service Commission, which matter is still not concluded.  The judge had found in favour of the applicant, but on appeal, th
Ntokozo Ndlovu, Profit Trading vs. City Press - 03 Aug 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 1 August 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Buhle Duma of Fluxmans Attorneys, on behalf of Mr Ntokozo Ndlovu and Profit Trading, and those of Dumisane Lubisi, executive editor of the City Press newspaper. Ndlovu is complaining about a story in City Press of 28 May 2017, headlined Reader falls victim to Profit Trading forex scheme.
Michael Biribauer vs. Eyewitness News - 02 Aug 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 August 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Michael Biribauer and those of Katy Katopodis, editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News (EWN). Biribauer is complaining about a column on EWN’s website of 18 July 2017, headlined Opinion: Looking at life through a white frame. Complaint               &
Maritzburg College Governing Body vs. Times Live - 31 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 31 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jaco van der Merwe of Tatham Wilkes Inc, on behalf of the Maritzburg College Governing Body (MCGB), and those of Matthew Savides, news editor of the Durban Bureau of Times Media. The MCGB is complaining about a story in Times Live of 13 June 2017, headlined Fresh investigation over Maritzbur
RoleModels Foundation vs. Weekend Post - 31 Jul 2017
It is also based on a meeting I had with the journalist and four contestants on July 13 in Port Elizabeth, a Skype meeting on July 26, as well as on a meeting with Smit and his wife, Ms Juanita Smit, on July 25 in Worcester. RMF is complaining about a front-page lead in the Weekend Post of 6 May 2017, headlined ‘Secrecy’ over pageant cash – Irate Miss PE entrants want to know
Maritzburg College Governing Body vs. The Witness - 29 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 29 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jaco van der Merwe of Tatham Wilkes Inc, on behalf of the Maritzburg College Governing Body (MCGB), and those of Kuben Chetty, acting editor of The Witness newspaper. The MCGB is complaining about a story in The Witness of 13 June 2017, headlined Fresh probe for K-word kid – Department
Colin Slessor vs. Die Son - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Colin Slessor and those of Neil Scott, news editor of Die Son newspaper. Slessor, the owner of two fish shops in Robertson, is complaining about a story on page 7 of Die Son of 13 July 2017, headlined ? Meshou oor snoek eis vrou. Complaint              
Willem Prins vs. Eyewitness News - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Willem Prins and those of Katy Katopodis, editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News (EWN). Prins is complaining about a column on EWN’s website of 18 July 2017, headlined Opinion: Looking at life through a white frame. Complaint                 &nbs
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