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Tuwani Mulaudzi vs. The Sunday Independent - 16 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 16 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Tuwani Mulaudzi and those of Ms Abigail Oliver, legal counsel for Independent Newspapers. Complaint Businessman and chairman of a large black business consortium Tuwani Mulaudzi is complaining about an article published in The Sunday Independent newspaper of 7 September 2014, head
Abdul Khalek Mia vs. The Star - 14 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 14 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Abdul Khalek Mia and Ms Abigail Oliver, legal counsel for Independent Newspapers. Complaint Mia is complaining about an article published on page 2 in The Star newspaper of 21 July 2014, headlined Fake designer clothes factory raided in CBD – R30m worth of goods seized by co
Mzukisi Madlavu vs. Daily Dispatch - 10 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 9 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Mzukisi Madlavu and those of Bongani Siqoko, editor of the Daily Dispatch newspaper. Complaint Madlavu is complaining about a story in the Daily Dispatch of 3 September 2014, headlined Names behind Makana fiasco – Forensic inquiry results never tabled. He complains that t
TC Mametja vs. Polokwane Observer - 03 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 2 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Anton Smit, on behalf of Ms TC Mametja, and those of Yolande Nel, editor of the Polokwane Observer newspaper. Complaint Polokwane Municipal Manager Conny Mametja is complaining about an article that was published in the Polokwane Observer in its 28 August – 3 September 2014 e
Noupoort Christian Care Centre vs. The Herald - 01 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 1 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Paul Robbertse of Halse, Havemann and Lloyd, on behalf of the Noupoort Christian Care Centre (a drug rehabilitation facility in the Northern Cape), and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times, for The Herald newspaper. Complaint The Noupoort Christian Care Centre (NC
Noupoort Christian Care Centre vs. The Times - 01 Oct 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 1 October 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Paul Robbertse of Halse, Havemann and Lloyd, on behalf of the Noupoort Christian Care Centre (a drug rehabilitation facility in the Northern Cape), and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times, for The Times newspaper. Complaint Noupoort Christian Care Centre (NCCC) i
Terry Bell vs. Business Report - 28 Sep 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 28 September, 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of freelance journalist Terry Bell and those of Ms Abigail Oliver, legal counsel to Independent Newspapers. Complaint The story in dispute was published in Business Report (BR, a publication of Independent Newspapers) on 13 August 2014, headlined Council rules Terry Bell was BR contr
Mogale City Local Municipality vs. The Star - 23 Sep 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 23 September 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr David Mogaswa (of Mogaswa Incorporated Attorneys), on behalf of the Mogale City Local Municipality (Krugersdorp), and those of Kevin Ritchie, acting editor of The Star newspaper. Complaint The Municipality is complaining about a story published in The Star on 21 July 2014, headl
Ronnie Kasril vs. Sunday Times - 22 Sep 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 19 September 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Ronnie Kasrils, former Minister of Intelligence Services, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. COMPLAINT Kasrils is complaining about a front-page article (immediately beneath the masthead) published in Sunday Times of 7 September 2014, headlined
Brooks & Brand vs. Sunday Times: Business Times - 18 Sep 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 18 September 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of attorney Alec Brooks of Brooks & Brand, and Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Complaint Brooks & Brand (B&B) are complaining about a front-page article published in the Sunday Times: Business Times of 3 August 2014, headlined Lawyers gorge on Ponz
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