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Prof Peter Mbati, the University of Venda and its Council vs. City Press - 08 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud and a Panel of Adjudicators (Tshamano Makhadi, public representative, and Franz Krüger, representing the press). 8 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Lethuxolo Ntuli of the law firm Bowman Gilfillan, on behalf of Prof Peter Mbati, vice-chancellor of the University of Venda (Univen), the university itself and its council (&l
Eugene Mthethwa vs. Sunday World - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Eugene Mthethwa and those Abdul Milazi, editor of the Sunday World newspaper. Mthethwa is complaining about an article in Sunday World of 15 January 2017, headlined Kwaito star Eugene Mthethwa sings jailhouse blues over child care. Complaint             &
Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in Limpopo, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Mokaba-Phukwana is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 20 November 2016, headlined Protector tears apart R6 million ‘forens
Thembi Tulwana vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 Februay 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Thembi Tulwana, senior leader: property portfolio of the Revelation Church of God in Yeoville, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Tulwana is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 4 December 2016, headlined Turfed by the prophet – Church&rs
Martins Antonio vs. Sunday Times - 02 Feb 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 February 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Makgahlela Mashaba Attorneys & Conveyancers, on behalf of Mr Martins Antonio, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Antonio, director of MPA Investigations, is complaining about an article in Sunday Times of 20 November 2016, headlined Protector tears apar
Matodzi Makananisa vs. Daily Sun - 28 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Matodzi Makananisa and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Daily Sun newspaper. Makananisa is complaining about a story on page 4 in Daily Sun of 15 November 2016, headlined Media man accused of assaulting gogo. Complaint                 &n
Manki Ndarana vs. Die Son - 27 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Manki Ndarana and those of Andrew Koopman, editor-in-chief of Die Son newspaper. Ndarana is complaining about a story in Die Son of 19 January 2017, headlined Bandiet ontsnap uit tjoekie. Complaint                         &nb
Montebello Design Centre vs Sunday Times - 27 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Tessa Graaff, on behalf of the Montebello Design Centre (MDC), and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. MDC is complaining about a story in Sunday Times of 13 November 2016, headlined Pain over palace  of panes – Battle lines form in Cape Town over
ADV Boyce Mkhize vs City Press - 25 Jan 2017
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL IN THE MATTER BETWEEN: ADV BOYCE MKHIZE                                                  &nb
Thabo Msibi vs. The Daily Vox - 25 Jan 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 25 January 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Prof Thabo Msibi and those of Nikita Ramkissoon, managing editor of The Daily Vox publication. Msibi is complaining about a story in The Daily Vox of 10 January 2017, headlined UKZN rocked by plagiarism allegations against DVC. The text was edited and republished on January 12. Complaint
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