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Vernon Seymour vs. Sunday Times - 08 Jul 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 8 June 2016                                                         This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Vernon Seymour and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Seymour is c
Appeal Decision: Ashton Glenn vs. Business Report - 08 Jul 2016
ASHTON GLENN                                                                &
Appeal Decision: Levy Felicia vs. The Star - 07 Jul 2016
LEVY FELICIA                                                                &
Appeal Decision: Yengeni Tony vs. Sunday Sun - 05 Jul 2016
YENGENI TONY                                                                &
Yolande Maritz vs.Volksblad - 01 Jul 2016
Willie Botha, as prokureur in opdrag van me. Yolandé Maritz, en dié van Gert Coetzee, redakteur van die Volksblad. Maritz kla oor vier stories in Volksblad wat op 28 Maart 2016 onder die volgende opskrifte gepubliseer is: ·         Storm om vroedvrou van Bfn los – Klagtes ná watergeboortes; ·  &n
Tim Maake vs. Letaba Herald - 01 Jul 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 1 July 2016                                                        This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Tim Maake, the former municipal manager of the Mopani District Municipality, and those of Minke Slabbe
Appeal Decision: Dlamini Minenhle vs. Sunday World - 30 Jun 2016
The story appeared on page 5 with the following headline “Minnie caught between Coke and a juice”, and the sub-heading read: “Presenter must choose one of the two competitors”.  It is common cause that the person referred to was Ms Minenhle Dlamini, (“applicant”). The content of the story was that the applicant had to choose between being a presenter fo
Appeal Decision: Sydney Kaye vs. Cape Times - 27 Jun 2016
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA IN THE MATTER OF: KAYE SYDNEY                                                 &nbs
Appeal Decision: Mbuli Sisa vs Sunday Sun - 27 Jun 2016
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA IN THE MATTER OF: MBULI SISA                                                  
Appeal Decision: Athol Trollip vs Daily Dispatch - 27 Jun 2016
The applicant is the Democratic Alliance’s mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the forthcoming local government elections. [2]     The complaint was lodged by the applicant in connection with a story published in the respondent’s edition of 25 March 2016, with the headline “Trollip trips over bribe claim: DA councillor claims cash offer t
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