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AppealHearing Decision: Mabuyane Lubabalo vs Mail &Guardian - 02 Aug 2020
The gist of the story alleged that some monies belonging to municipalities in the Eastern Cape were being looted by some African National Congress senior politicians in the province, including the appellant. The appellant lodged three complaints. Firstly, that the story omitted material information which had been furnished on request. Secondly, that the journalist had trespassed onto the app
Eskom Pension and Provident Fund vs Business Maverick - 23 Jul 2020
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Masechaba Ndlovu vs Sowetan - 14 Jul 2020
Finding complaint 6644 Complaint number: 6644 Complainant: Ms Masechaba Ndlovu Date of article: 7 November, 2019 Headline: “Masechaba Ndlovu in centre of feud at brother Tebogo's funeral” Author:  Emmanuel Tjiya Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written submission by Ms Ndlovu, a response from the Sowetan and f
Kevin Wakeford vs New Frame - 08 Jul 2020
Complaint 7676: Kevin Wakeford vs New Frame Date of Publication:  9/12/19 Headline: “How Lindela became Bosasa’s meal ticket” Online: Yes Author: Jan Bornman Complaint Mr Kevin Wakeford, complains that an article in New Frame, under the headline “How Lindela became Bosasa’s meal ticket”,  (reproduced by News24)
Appeal Decision: Arendse Colin vs Sunday Times - 03 Jul 2020
The article was bemoaning the failure on the part of the police to stop gang related killings in Cape Town. But more relevantly to this matter, the article ventured into what appeared to be some internal conflicts within the top echelons of the police force in the province. In the one apparent camps was Gen Jula, and, in the other, Gen Vearey. Mr Colin Arendse (“applicant”) lodged a co
Mpande Property Fund Manager; Sibusiso Luthuli vs Business Maverick - 02 Jul 2020
Particulars Complainants: Mr Sibusiso Luthuli, a chartered accountant, is a former CEO and principal officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (SPPF), and is currently the CEO of Mpande Property Fund Manager (Mpande); and                           Mpan
Mncedisi Ndlovu, MNS vs City Press - 29 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 7720 Lodged by: Mr Mncedisi Ndlovu, chairperson of Mncedisi Ndlovu and Sedumedi Attorneys (MNS) Complainant: Ndlovu, in his personal capacity, as well as on behalf of MNS Date of article: 5 January 2020 Headlines: Transnet lawyers’ ‘bribery scandal’ – A leaked audio recording has implicated a law firm in al
Steve Hofmeyer vs Sunday World - 24 Jun 2020
Complaint number: 7869 Date of article: 19, 20 April 2020 Headlines: Corona humbles ‘racist’ singer                  : Corona humbles ‘racist’ Steve Hofmeyr (online) Author of article: Ngwako Malatji Respondent: Makhudu Sefara, editor Complaint     
Geshy Reddy vs. The Witness - 22 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 7777 Headlines: Socialite lived in fear – Was her killer known to Northdale businesswoman Kavitha Nerputh? (22 January 2020, page 1); ‘Nobody deserves to die the way she did’ – (22 January 2020, page 1); Pietermaritzburg businesswoman found strangled to death in her luxury SUV lived in fear (22 January 2020,
Rodney Howard-Browne, Revival Ministries International - 17 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 7720 Complainants: Dr Rodney Howard-Browne (first complainant)                         : Revival Ministries International (second complainant) Lodged by: Andrew Boerner, Jurgens Bekker Attorneys Date of article: 9 September 2019
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