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Lakela Kaunda vs. Mail & Guardian - 29 Feb 2012
Kaunda, deputy director-general in pres. Jacob Zuma’s office, and the Mail & Guardian newspaper.  Complaint Ms Lakela Kaunda complains about a story in the Mail & Guardian, published on July 9, 2010 and headlined Presidency crisis – what crisis? The complaint is twofold: The following blurb is said to be inaccurate: The Union Buildings was rocked this wee
Lakela Kaunda vs. The Times - 29 Feb 2012
Kaunda, deputy director-general in pres. Jacob Zuma’s office, and The Times newspaper.  Complaint Ms Lakela Kaunda complains about a story in The Times, published on July 7, 2010 and headlined Kaunda wins battle in the presidency – Zuma’s top aide tightens her hold as two more key officials prepare to leave. Kaunda says the story is based on faceless sources w
Musa Furumele vs. The Weekly - 29 Feb 2012
Furumele and The Weekly newspaper. Complaint Mr Musa Furumele, former chairperson of the Sedibeng Water Board, complains about a story in The Weekly, published on 11-18 February 2010 and headlined Minister Disbands Sedibeng Board. The sub-head reads: Constantly faced with public criticism the board of Sedibeng Water has finally being dissolved by the Minister of Water Affairs. Damning al
Oasis Group Holdings vs. The Argus - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanAugust 30, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Ridwan Kajee, for Oasis Group Holdings, and The Argus newspaper.  Complaint Oasis Group Holdings complains about a letter in The Argus published on June 24, 2010 and headlined Objections go unheeded as historic manor is destroyed. The gist of the complaint is that Oasi
Ismail Ayob vs. Sunday Times - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman September 3, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr I Ayob and the Sunday Times newspaper.  Complaint Mr Ismael Ayob complains about a story in Sunday Times, published on March 28 2010, headlined Joburg to force sale of Mandela building and sub-headlined Former law office worth less than half what owner wants, says c
The Premier of Limpopo vs. City Press - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanSeptember 7, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Phuti Mosomane, the spokesperson of Limpopo premier Cassel Mathale, and the City Press newspaper.  Complaint Mr Mathale complains about the following five stories in City Press:  Pravin guns for fat cats – Limpopo first target in fat-cat fight (February 14
Douglas Mthukwane vs. Diamond Fields Advertiser - 29 Feb 2012
    Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman September 13, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Douglas Mthukwane and the Diamond Fields Advertiser (DFA) newspaper.  Complaint Mr Douglas Mthukwane complains about a story in the DFA, published on May 17, 2010 and headlined Teacher, boy die on notorious road. Mthukwane complains tha
The Democratic Alliance vs. Sowetan - 29 Feb 2012
  Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman September 14, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Executive Director of Communications Gareth van Onselen, for the DA, and the Sowetan newspaper.  Complaint The DA complains about a story in Sowetan, published on July 28, 2010 and headlined DA man up for shooting at two kids. The DA says there are &l
Doreen Thys vs. Highway Mail - 29 Feb 2012
Theys and the Highway Mail newspaper.  Complaint Ms Doreen Theys, a member of the Rockdale Neighbourhood Watch, complains about a story in the Highway Mail, published on August 6, 2010 and headlined Crime digs in – claim Rockdale Avenue residents. (She complains in her personal capacity.) Theys says the following statements in the story are inaccurate, misleading and infl
The SABC vs. Sunday Times - 29 Feb 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman and two members of the Press Appeals Panel.October 4, 2010 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Chuene Incorporated, for the SABC, and the Sunday Times newspaper as well as on a hearing that took place on September 29, 2010 in Johannesburg. The panel members who assisted me were Lizeka Mda (press representative) and Brian Gibson (public repre
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