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Omphemetse Molamu vs The New Age - 29 Feb 2012
Molamu and Webber Wentzel attorneys Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti / Avani Singh, for The New Age newspaper. Complaint Ms Omphemetse Molamu complains about a story in The New Age, published on 8 November 2011 and headlined I’m a victim of a honey trap – Mbalula claims spooks paid woman to rubbish his name. Molamu complains that: the story falsely states that “the woman w
Phindiwe Kema vs Sunday Times - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanDecember 7, 2011 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Phindiwe Kema and the Sunday Times newspaper. Complaint Ms Phindiwe Kema complains about a story in the business section of the Sunday Times, published on 9 October 2011 and headlined New horseracing player faces an uphill task. Kema complains that she was not contacted fo
ANC Chief Whip vs. Cape Times - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanNovember 21, 2011 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Moloto Mothapo, for ANC Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga, and the Cape Times newspaper. Complaint Mr Mathole Motshekga complains about a story in the Cape Times, published on September 29, 2011 and headlined Confusion reigns – Officials say ANC bill move is ‘bizarre&rs
Sthembile Mchunu vs. Ilanga newspaper - 29 Feb 2012
Mchunu was represented by Manoek, and the newspaper by its editor, Arthur Konigkramer. The Deputy Press Ombudsman was supported by two members of the Press Appeals Panel, Ethel Manyaka (public representative) and Gerda Kruger (press representative). Complaint Ms Sthembile Mchunu complains about a story in Ilanga, published on 12 – 14 May 2011, and headlined Umahosha ugonyuluka ngoc
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality vs. Volksblad - 29 Feb 2012
   Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman November 25, 2011 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Phatshoane Henney Inc, for the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, and the Volksblad newspaper. Complaint Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (MMM) complains about a story on the front page of Volksblad, published on September 22, 2011 and headlined Salaris
James Davis vs False Bay Echo - 29 Feb 2012
Davis and the False Bay Echo newspaper. Complaint Mr James Davis complains about a page 4 story in the False Bay Echo, published on 27 October 2011 and headlined Spending on Astroturf not fair play, parents say. Davis complains that the story incorrectly states that: Fish Hoek High School (FHHS) and Fish Hoek Primary School (FHPS) would need to loan R8 million for an Astroturf ho
Carlton Adams vs. Plainsman - 29 Feb 2012
Adams and the Plainsman newspaper. Complaint Mr Carlton Adams complains about a consumer column in the Plainsman (called Off my Trolley), published on October 26, 2011and headlined Dad has to pay for son’s bicycle accident. Adams complains that the: journalist did not properly introduce himself; publication of personal information has put his family in danger; and sto
Muzzamil Toefy vs. Daily Voice - 29 Feb 2012
Toefy and The Daily Voice newspaper. COMPLAINT Mr Muzzamil Toefy complains about a story in the Daily Voice, published on October 18, 2011. The full front page is covered with the headline EX-PAGAD BOSS IN HAJJ SCANDAL – Former vigilante operator unmasked. It also contains a reference to a story on page 4, headlined Ex-Pagad man stole our Hajj money, with a sub-headline that reads
Joyce Molamu vs. Sunday Times - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanDecember 16, 2011 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Joyce Molamu and the Sunday Times newspaper. Complaint Ms Joyce Molamu complains about a story in the Sunday Times, published on October 30, 2011and headlined Sports minister shown red card for ‘playing away’. Molamu complains that:the story falsely states tha
Joyce Molamu vs. Sunday World - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanDecember 16, 2011 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Joyce Molamu and Sunday Times legal editor Susan Smuts, for the Sunday World newspaper. Complaint Ms Joyce Molamu complains about two stories in Sunday World, published on 30 October 2011 and 6 November 2011 respectively, and headlined: R40 000 – ‘Preggy’
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