The Press Council of South Africa

The Press Council of South Africa

Office of the South African Press Ombud
The Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) is the industry co-regulatory mechanism set up by the print media and online publications. The PCSA comprises the office of the Press Ombud, the Public Advocate and the Panel of Adjudicators

South African Press Code

How to lodge a complaint

PCSA Constitution

About the Press Council


Appeal Decision: Zizi Kodwa vs News24
Decision: Application for leave to appeal Applicant: Zizi Kodwa Respondent: News24 Matter: 4273/02/2019   Mr Zizi Kodwa is the applicant...
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Unathi Msengana vs Sunday Sun
Finding: Complaint 4244 Date of Article: 27/1/2019 Headline: UNATHI SINGS IN THE DARK! Subhead: Star’s power cut as she fails...
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Mr Alph Lukau vs City Press
Finding: Complaint number 4331 Date of Article: 24/03/2019 Headline: ‘Pastor Lukau demanded sex from me” Page: 3 Online: Yes Author:...
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