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Bhekwayinkosi Gift Manyanga vs. City Press / News24 - 21 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 21 November 2018 Particulars Complainant: Mr Bhekwayinkosi Gift Manyanga, in his personal capacity Date of articles: 22 July 2018; 6 August 2018 Headlines: VBS Boss: I knew, heard nothing; and VBS’ R1bn gamble: We were counting on Dlamini-Zuma to win Author of articles: Sipho Masondo (first article) and Dewald van Rensburg (both arti
Tefo Mohale vs. Sowetan - 20 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 20 November 2018 Particulars Date of article: 17 October 2018 Headline: Son’s chilling call: ‘Mom, I killed my sister, – Dagga-smoking man slits sibling’s throat and kills her son as well Page: 1, 2 Respondent: Wendy Pretorius, managing editor Complaint                &nbs
Appeal Hearing Decision: National Home Builders' Registration Council vs Mail & Guardian - 16 Nov 2018
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA In the matter of NATIONAL HOME BUILDERS’ REGISTRATION COUNCIL                      APPELLANT AND MAIL & GUARDIAN              &nbs
AfriForum vs. News24 - 13 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 13 November 2018 Particulars Lodged by: Mr Ernst Roets, deputy CEO of AfriForum Date of column: 7 September 2018 Headline: The spectacular unravelling of AfriForum Author of article: Pieter du Toit, assistant-editor for in-depth news of News24 Respondent: Prof George Claassen, public editor            &nbs
Stained Glass Pictures vs. Daily Sun - 12 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 12 November 2018 Particulars Lodged by: Ms Marang Setshwaelo, publicist at the PR company Dreamcatcher Multimedia (acting for SABC1’s soapie Uzalo) Date of article: 12 October 2018 Headline: Uzalo angers Albinos! Page: Front-page lead                            &nb
Appeal Decision: Minister of Public Service vs Mail & Guardian - 12 Nov 2018
In the matter between MINISTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE                                           APPLICANT AND MAIL & GUARDIAN        
Appeal Decision: City Press vs Premier of Limpopo - 12 Nov 2018
In the matter between CITY PRESS                                                            &
Zamo Khwela vs. ILanga - 08 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 8 November 2018 Particulars Date of article: 20 September 2018 Headline: UThisha obindwe iqatha washona (Teacher choked by a piece of meat and died – He was attending a ceremony to introduce a bride at the in-laws) Page: 5 Respondent: Philani Mgwaba, editorial director: Ilanga Newspapers Complaint         
Kamjee Magana; Vuyani Ngalwana vs. GroundUp - 05 Nov 2018
However, his name appeared in his email address, and the Public Advocate has established that he was Mr Kamjee Magana. Complaint                                             This office has received two complaints about the same article that are practically identical, which is
Daniel Khanyile and Sibusiso Mkhize vs. Daily Maverick - 01 Nov 2018
Ruling by the Press Ombud 1 November 2018 Particulars Lodged by: Bongani Khanyile Attorneys Date of article: 7 June 2018 Headline: CoGTA in the Works: Department’s irregularity-riddled tender awards exposed Author of article and respondent: Kevin Bloom Complaint                          &nbs
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