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Maritzburg College Governing Body vs. The Witness - 29 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 29 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jaco van der Merwe of Tatham Wilkes Inc, on behalf of the Maritzburg College Governing Body (MCGB), and those of Kuben Chetty, acting editor of The Witness newspaper. The MCGB is complaining about a story in The Witness of 13 June 2017, headlined Fresh probe for K-word kid – Department
Colin Slessor vs. Die Son - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Colin Slessor and those of Neil Scott, news editor of Die Son newspaper. Slessor, the owner of two fish shops in Robertson, is complaining about a story on page 7 of Die Son of 13 July 2017, headlined ? Meshou oor snoek eis vrou. Complaint              
Willem Prins vs. Eyewitness News - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Willem Prins and those of Katy Katopodis, editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News (EWN). Prins is complaining about a column on EWN’s website of 18 July 2017, headlined Opinion: Looking at life through a white frame. Complaint                 &nbs
Prophet Jay Israel vs. Sunday Sun - 26 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 26 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Tabisa ka Ralawe, on behalf of pastor Prophet Jay Israel, and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Israel is complaining about a column in Sunday Sun of 23 July 2017, headlined Rock star pastors in tight suits. Complaint            
Appeal Decision: Rapport vs Landman Willem - 20 Jul 2017
In the matter of RAPPORT                                                             &nb
Renaldo Gouws vs The Daily Vox - 20 Jul 2017
Dear Mr Gouws, Your complaint against The Daily Vox, headlined Hey Ronaldo, a selfie is a selfie, not an invitation (19 July 2017) refers. After I have read all the documentation, I need to state that I fully agree with the Deputy Public Advocate. For your convenience, I attach her reply: I have read the complaint in conjunction with your publicly posted Fa
Appeal Decision: News24 vs Black First, Land First - 20 Jul 2017
In the matter of NEWS 24                                                             &nb
Parliament vs. The Citizen - 20 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 19 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Moloto Mothapo, spokesperson of Parliament, and those of Charles Cilliers, digital editor of The Citizen newspaper. Parliament is complaining about a story in The Citizen of 30 May 2017, headlined Nehawu calls for ‘corrupt’ parliament secretary’s head. Complaint  
Orania Movement vs. The Herald - 20 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 18 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr James Kemp, deputy chief executive of the Orania Movement, and those of Nwabisa Makunga, deputy editor of The Herald newspaper. The Orania Movement is complaining about an article on The Herald’s website of 1 July 2017, headlined Exclusive whites-enclave leader’s shady past &ndas
Joanne Davis vs. Vista - 20 Jul 2017
Vista    Ruling by the Press Ombud 18 July 2017   This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Joanne Davis and those of Christo van Staden, assistant editor of the Vista newspaper (distributed in parts of the Free State).   Davis is complaining about a front-page story in Vista of 22 June 2017, headlined Kind erg mishandel – skopboks-
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