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Cameo Edwards vs. Daily Maverick - 23 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 23 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Cameo Edwards and those of Branko Brkic, editor of the online Daily Maverick (DM) publication, as well as a submission by the cartoonist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro). Edwards is complaining about a cartoon in the Daily Maverick of 11 April 2017. Complaint           &
Renaldo Gouws vs. The Daily Vox - 23 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 23 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Renaldo Gouws and those of Benazir Cassim, acting managing editor of The Daily Vox online publication. Gouws is complaining about an article in The Daily Vox of 6 April 2017, headlined Renaldo Gouws took his twar with Sibu Mpanza too far. Complaint            
Black First Land First, Njabulo Sithebe vs. News24 - 19 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Andile Mngxitama, president of the Black First Land First movement (BLF), as well as Mr Njabulo Sithebe, and those of Dumisane Lubisi, executive editor of the City Press newspaper (where the story originated). BLF and Sithebe are complaining about a story in News24 of 29 April 2017, headlined
Nokulunga Mnqeta vs. Daily Dispatch - 19 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Nokulunga Mnqeta and those of Sibusiso Ngalwa, editor-in-chief of the Daily Dispatch newspaper. Mnqeta is complaining about a story in the Daily Dispatch of 20 April 2017, headlined Aspire seeks new financial officer. Complaint                  
Jason Rohde vs. You - 15 May 2017
  Rohde is complaining about reportage in You magazine of 29 December 2016, headlined Captivating cases, as well as an online story of 27 January 2017, headlined Another Sotheby’s boss falls foul of the law. Complaint                                             Rohde
Louis Wolmarans vs. Middelburg Observer - 13 May 2017
Louis Wolmarans en dié van Daleen Naudé, joernalis van die Middelburg Observer. Wolmarans kla oor ? berig in die Middelburg Observer van 31 Maart 2017, met die opskrif Vyfling is ? groot liegstorie. Klag Wolmarans se hoofklag is dat die storie sy vrou as ? leuenaar afmaak (veral omdat sy sou gesê het dat sy ? vyfling sou aanneem, van wie drie by geboorte dood is), d
Shamiel Cassim vs. TimesLive - 13 May 2017
Present at the meeting were inter alia Cassim and Jordan, as well as Dave Chambers (Times Media Bureau Chief in Cape Town), Mr David Erickson (of the Simon’s Town Historical Society and the local Architectural Advisory Committee) and Ms Ridwana Cassim, the complainant’s wife. Cassim is complaining about a story in TimesLive of 15 March 2017, headlined ‘Hideous’ mansion
Simangaliso Kubeka vs. Bayede News - 11 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 11 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Simangaliso Kubeka and those of Nhlanhla Mtaka, editor of the Bayede News newspaper. Kubeka is complaining about a story in Bayede News of 26 March 2017, headlined Facebook video post. Complaint                           &nb
Esethu Hasane vs News24 - 10 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 10 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Esethu Hasane, media liaison manager, on behalf of the Minister of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula, and those of Ahmed Ariff of Media24. Mbalula is complaining about text in EyeWitness of 25 April 2017, headlined ‘Download Tbo Touch app to report crime’ – Mbalula. Complaint &n
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma vs. Sunday Times - 06 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Andile Khoza of Strauss Daly Attorneys, on behalf of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Dlamini-Zuma is complaining about a story in Sunday Times of 29 January 2017, headlined The Nkandla home where Nkosazana has spent a lot of time
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