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B. Hansjee vs. Daily Dispatch - 13 Jun 2012
Hansjee and the Daily Dispatch newspaper. COMPLAINTMr B. Hansjee complains about a story in the Daily Dispatch on 16 February 2012 headlined Freed after deadly threat. Hansjee complains that:·         the story contained three inaccurate statements (see below);·         there was no comment or a
Sekunjalo vs. The New Age - 04 Jun 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanJune 4, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Kaveer Bharath, spokesperson for Sekunjalo, and The New Age newspaper.ComplaintSekunjalo Investment Ltd. complains about a story in The New Age on 21 November 2011, headlined Comrades in business: Sekunjalo Investments has not kept its promises of riches.Bharath complains that the story:·&n
Limpopo Office of the Premier vs. Sunday Independent - 31 May 2012
Mosomane, for the Limpopo Office of the Premier, and the Sunday Independent newspaper.COMPLAINTThe Premier’s office complains about the following stories on the front page and also inside the Sunday Independent on 22 January 2012, headlined:·         Inside Limpopo Rot;·         Golden handshakes fo
The Ministry of Defence an Military Veterans vs. The Citizen - 21 May 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman May 21, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ndivhuwo Mabaya, head of Media Services at the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans, and The Citizen newspaper.ComplaintThe Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans (MDMV) complains about a story on the front page and on page 3 in The Citizen on 17 January 2012, headlined Zuma now wants t
Mario Wanza vs Cape Argus - 21 May 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman May 20, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Mario Wanza, who says he represents nine United Democratic Front members, and the Cape Argus newspaper.  Complaint Mr Mario Wanza complains about a story in the Argus on 24 February 2012, headlined Zuma takes off gloves – Chaos at city meeting follows stern words on yout
Mario Wanza vs Cape Times - 21 May 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman May 20, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Mario Wanza, who says he represents nine United Democratic Front members, and the Cape Times newspaper.ComplaintMr Mario Wanza complains about a story in the Cape Times on 24 February 2012, headlined Chaos at Zuma speech.He complains that the story mistakenly says or implies that a UDF group
The Office of the Presidency vs Cape Times - 21 May 2012
Moshoetsi, on behalf of the Presidency, and the Cape Times newspaper. Complaint Mr Sifiso Moshoetsi, acting deputy director-general in the private office of the President, complains about a column in the Cape Times on 27 March 2012, headlined President’s war room is on full alert. The Presidency complains that the column makes a number of shocking sweeping statements which are
Loyiso Vili vs. Daily Dispatch - 17 May 2012
Vili and the Daily Dispatch newspaper.COMPLAINTThe manager of the Zingisa Rehabilitation Centre (ZRC), Ms Loyiso Vili, complains about a story in the Daily Dispatch on 14 February 2012, headlined Zingisa elderly ‘starving’ – Relatives of residents ‘living in squalor’ call for Empilweni to be reopened.Vili complains that the:• allegation of appalling living condit
Johan Janse van Rensburg vs. Kerkbode - 15 May 2012
J. Janse van Rensburg en die Kerkbode (die amptelike tydskrif van die NG Kerk).KLAG‘n NG Kerk teoloog, prof. Johan Janse van Rensburg, kla oor ‘n storie in die Kerkbode, gepubliseer op 20 April 2012 (bladsy 3) onder die opskrif Ontluikende kerke: klagtes oor RSG se “eensydigheid”.Hy kla dat:• hy valslik van leuens beskuldig word; en• die tydskrif hom nie om kommen
Beverley Pedro vs. Die Son - 11 May 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanMay 10, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of the manager of Life Mercantile Hospital (LMH), Dr Pedro Beverley, and Die Son newspaper.Although the story was written in Afrikaans, the complaint was in English – I therefore respond in that language.ComplaintDr Beverley Pedro complains about a front-page story in Die Son on 22 February 2012,
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