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Ramatlakane vs Sunday Times and TimesLive (2) - 18 May 2022
Complaint 9458                                                                                                  Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombud
Ramatlakane vs Sunday Times and TimesLive - 17 May 2022
Complaint 9443                                                                                                       Date of articles
Decision to Adjudicate - Roux vs News24 - 16 May 2022
Complaint 9507                                            Date of articles:                  14 March 2022 Headline of publication:   “Has Jurie Roux captured SA Rugby?” &nb
Endumeni Motorsport Club vs Ladysmith Gazette - 13 May 2022
12 May 2022 Finding: Complaint 9466 Date of publication:  25 March 2022 Headline: Plane left hanging Author: No byline Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Mr Shaiel Chunder on behalf of the Endumeni Motorsport Club; a written response by Mr Rod Skinner, Group Editor of Caxton Local Media in the Northern KwaZulu Region, along with a numbe
Appeal Decision: News24 vs Conrad Gallagher - 21 Apr 2022
The Ruling was on a complaint lodged by Mr Conrad Gallagher (respondent) in respect of an article by the applicant published on 20 November 2021 with the headline: “Cook or crook? The celebrity chef from Gqeberha, the Saudi crown prince and R500,000.00 wagyu steaks”. The essence of the story was about the respondent. It portrayed him as someone who had, in more countries than one
Appeal Hearing Decision: Koko Matshela Jeremiah vs News24 - 04 Apr 2022
In his Ruling, the Deputy Press Ombud dismissed the appellant’s complaint against News24 (respondent) in its entirety. The appellant had lodged a complaint against the respondent in respect of an article published by the latter on 25 October 2021 with the headline “Matshela Koko’s alleged cooking of Eskom’s books: 5 things you need to know.” The appellant worked
Conrad Gallagher and The Chefs Playground vs News24 - 29 Mar 2022
21 March 2022 Finding: Complaint 9375 Date of publication:  20 November 2021 Headline: Cook or crook? The celebrity chef from Gqeberha, the Saudi crown prince and R500 000 wagyu steaks Author: Samantha Herbst Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Mr Jerome Levitz of Fluxmans Inc on behalf of Mr Conrad Gallagher and The Chefs Playground, to
Request for Adjudication: Kavi Pillay vs Daily Maverick - 03 Mar 2022
He did not specify which particular clause or clauses of the Press Code he believes the article contravenes. 1. Summary of text 1.1. The subject of the article is a recent claim by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe that a “foreign-funded” campaign is being conducted to destabilise his Department’s work and to damage his relationship with President Cyril
Gemfields Ltd and Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada vs The Continent and Mail & Guardian - 14 Feb 2022
  Complaint 9294                                                              
Appeal Decision: Hasina Kathrada vs TimesLive - 01 Feb 2022
It was a ruling dismissing the applicant’s complaint against TimesLive (respondent) based on an article published by the respondent on 29 September 2021, with the headline “Mkhize’s Associates Mather and Mitha ‘tried to duck Digital Vibes SIU probe’.” The sub-headline read “Tahera Mather and Naadhira Mitha used Digital Vibes as a ‘front’ to hid
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