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The PBI party & Virgill Gericke vs. George Herald - 22 Feb 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 8455 Complainants: The PBI party and its president, Mr Virgill Gericke (PBI stands for Plaaslike Besorgde Inwoners – Local Concerned Citizens) Lodged by: Gericke Date of article: 19 November 2020 Headline: Watermeter-pamflet – Warm debat en klagtes (Water meter pamphlet – Hot debate and complaints) Page: 3 Online:
Dipela vs. City Press - 22 Feb 2021
Present at a Zoom hearing, held on 16 February 2021: The complainant: Mr Gary Pritchard, of Cox Yeats Attorneys Mr Mpho Dipela The respondent: Mr Charl du Plessis, of Willem de Klerk Attorneys Mr Rapule Tabane, Political Editor, City Press The panel: Prof Karthy Govender, public representative on the Adjudication Panel Ms Heather Robertson, press repres
Southern Palace Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd vs. City Press - 15 Feb 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 8404 Submitted by: Ian Levitt Attorneys & Conveyancers Date of article: 4 October 2020 Headline: Transnet service provider DONATED to the entity’s chair – The SIU is probing procurement irregularities and that Popo Molefe’s foundation received almost R1 million from one of Transnet’s service providers Page: 4
Chris Hani District Municipality vs. Daily Dispatch - 15 Feb 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 7893 Lodged by: Mr Gcobani Mashiyi, Municipal Manager Headline (print): Municipal leaks suspension letter confusion in Chris Hani district Date: 7 May 2021 Authors of article: Bongani Fuzile Respondent: Adrienne Carlisle Plasket, Daily Dispatch’s internal ombud Complaint              &nb
Themba Langa vs City Press - 09 Feb 2021
Decision to Adjudicate Complaint 8251 Headline: ‘Former state mining boss banned from SOEs after R1bn bid for Gupta mine’ Publication Date: 10/3/20 Author: Abram Mashego Particulars Mr Cameron Staude of Nupen Staude DeVries complains on behalf of Mr Themba Langa, Mwelase Mining and Khololo Mining that City Press, in its article, made allegations about Mr Lang
Aristides Danikas vs Daily Maverick - 02 Feb 2021
Finding Complaint 8268 Date of Article: 05/08/20 STRAP: DECADE OF DECEIPT LAID BARE Headline: ‘Confidential NPA report exposes senior officials who lied about Johan Booysen, yet they are still employed.” Blurb/Sub-head: ‘Top prosecutors at the National Prosecuting Authority lied and concocted false evidence in a desperate attempt to nail former top Ha
Mothakge Kgatla & Manuel Meisenheimer vs. Daily Sun - 02 Feb 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 8492 & 8494 Date of article: 8 January 2021 Headline: Lockdown Bush Pokers! – Horny bunch make Garden of Eden look like picnic Online: Picture of the front page of the newspaper on Daily Sun’s Facebook page             : Article published online without photographs
South African Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Coalition (SA BDS Coalition) & General Industrial Workers Union of South Africa (Giwusa) vs. South African Jewish Report (SAJR) - 28 Jan 2021
Particulars Complaint number: 8403 Complainants: Giwusa, who developed and shared a cartoon in question, and SA BDS Coalition, on whose Facebook page the cartoon was published Lodged by: Mr Hassen Lorgat, a member of the Palestine Solidarity Alliance, on behalf of the SA BDS Coalition and Giwusa Date of article: 22 October 2020 Headline: Antisemitic Clover cartoon is BDS&rsq
Hanna Pretorius vs. News24 - 21 Jan 2021
Complaint number: 8388 Date: 19 September 2020 Headline of article: Exodus: Uncovering sexual crimes and missing millions at a KZN ‘cult’ Headline of video:  Exodus – uncovering a cult in KwaZulu-Natal Authors: Tammy Petersen, Azarrah Karrim, Aljoscha Kohlstock and Nokuthula Manyathi Respondent: Prof George Claassen, News24 internal ombud
AfriForum vs TimesLive - 21 Jan 2021
It also references previous interviews with AfriForum representatives referred to by the parties, a Constitutional Court ruling,  and previous rulings of the Press Ombudsman. Complaint Ms Nanni, on behalf of AfriForum complains about a column by Justice Malala published in TimesLive that focused on demonstrations by various political groups who converged on the Free State town of Sene
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