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Connie Myburgh, Nova Property Group vs. Moneyweb - 21 Aug 2020
Particulars Complaint Number: 7804 Lodged by: Mr Connie Myburgh, Chairman: Nova Property Group (“Nova”) – he complains in his personal capacity, in his capacity as Nova’s chairperson, as well as on behalf of Nova Date of article: 5 March 2020 Headline: Seven reasons Orthotouch’s dismal failure must be investigated – It’s critical t
Connie Myburgh, Nova Property Group vs. Moneyweb - 21 Aug 2020
Particulars Complaint Number: 7804 Lodged by: Mr Connie Myburgh, Chairman: Nova Property Group (“Nova”) – he complains in his personal capacity, in his capacity as Nova’s chairperson, as well as on behalf of Nova Date of article: 5 March 2020 Headline: Seven reasons Orthotouch’s dismal failure must be investigated – It’s critical t
Connie Myburgh, Nova Property Group vs. Moneyweb - 21 Aug 2020
Particulars Complaint Number: 7795 Lodged by: Mr Connie Myburgh, Chairman: Nova Property Group Date of article: 4 March 2020 Headline: Where is Hans Klopper? – The conduct of key players in the Orthotouch saga demands a forensic investigation Author of article and respondent: Ryk van Niekerk, editor Index Introduction: Six complaints      &
Connie Myburgh, Nova Property Group vs. Moneyweb - 21 Aug 2020
Particulars Complaint Number: 7792 Lodged by: Mr Connie Myburgh, Chairman: Nova Property Group Complaint about: Article: Irba reports Nova to Sars and CIPC – Sharemax rescue vehicle to be investigated for possible transgressions of tax legislation and the Companies Act (24 February 2020); and Comments by readers: Moneyweb’s platform Author of ar
Zakhele Khumalo vs Ilanga - 19 Aug 2020
There is also a supplementary story headlined: “Basola itulo "abagweve nesikole", (17-19 February 2020) which is relevant. Complaint Mr Zakhele Khumalo, who resided in a public building in Durban located at 247 Sarnia Road, complains about an article in Ilanga headlined ‘Intukuthelo Ngemindeni ‘ezitika ngocansi esikoleni’ (‘Anger about families &lsqu
Appeal Decision: Mohlala Mamodupi vs Sunday World - 12 Aug 2020
It is an appeal against the Ruling of the Acting Assistant Press Ombud (“Ombud”) dated 8 June 2020. The Ruling was on a complaint that had been lodged by the applicant against Sunday World (“respondent”) in respect of an article published by the respondent on 24 November 2019. The headline read: “Details of Mamodupe’s split from hubby come to light”. The c
Appeal Decision: Action Plus Gym/V Moodley vs Chartsworth Rising Sun - 11 Aug 2020
The general theme of the story was that the facilities at the applicant’s gymnasium had deteriorated; and so too the services. The applicant stated that prior to the publication of the article, a number of complaints that had been raised against it had been addressed, and that, prior to the publication, the journalist visited the gym and was shown by the applicant’s manager that none o
Eugene Mthethwa vs City Press - 06 Aug 2020
Finding complaint number 4470 Date of article: 15 July 2019 Headline: The R100m arts funding scandal Authors:  Charl Blignaut and Abram Mashego Page: 1 Online: Yes Particulars This finding was based on a written complaint from Eugene Mthethwa, written responses from Dumisane Lubisi of City Press, responses from Mr Mthethwa, further inquiries to both, &
Appeal Decision: Nova Property Holdings Limited vs Moneyweb - 03 Aug 2020
The complaints were accepted by the Public Advocate, and the respondent given the opportunity to respond. The respondent did so. The applicant then replied. It appears that, in its reply, the applicant used very strong language against both the respondent and Mr van Niekerk of the respondent in particular; for example, it was stated many times that Mr Van Niekerk acted with utmost malice, in a dis
Appeal Hearing 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
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