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Umkhonto Professional Services and two others vs The Citizen - 10 Jun 2020
Finding Complaint 4450 Umkhonto Professional Services and two others vs The Citizen Date of Publication:  13/6/19 Headline: “Rumours of KZN hitmen terrify Rustenburg municipality.” Online: No Author: Sipho Mabena Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by attorneys from De Wet Leitch Hands Inc on behalf of Umkhonto Pro
Appeal Decision: Mabuyane Lubabalo vs Sunday Times - 09 Jun 2020
The Ruling was on a complaint lodged by the spokesperson for the applicant against the story published by the Sunday Times (“respondent”) on 19 May 2019, with the headline “Upgrade scandal hits Mabuyane”. The applicant is the current Premier of the Eastern Cape Province. The substance of the story was about allegations of corruption in the province in relation to certain mu
Melomed Hospital Holdings vs News24 - 09 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 7838 Lodged by: Shaafee Hendricks, legal council, Melomed Head Office Date of article: 15 March 2020 Headline: Cape Town man struggles to get tested for Covid-19 at private hospital Author of article: Nhlanhla Jele Respondent: George Claassen, News24 internal ombud Complaint               
Singabakho Nxumalo vs Mail & Guardian - 08 Jun 2020
Finding complaint 4418 Date of Publication:  07/06/19 Headline: “Prisons boss Fraser at odds with jailers Page: 6 Online: Yes Author: Paddy Harper Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Singabakho Nxumalo representing Mr Arthur Fraser, the National Commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services and the DCS,
Bonang Matheba vs City Press - 08 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 7714 Lodged by: Mr Davin Phillips, the complainant’s campaign manager Date of article: 26 January 2020 Headline:  Bonang dumps Woolies Heroes campaign (printed version, page 1)                   Bonang a no-show at Woolies shoot (online) Aut
Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi vs Sunday World - 08 Jun 2020
Particulars Complaint number: 6658 Lodged by: Mathebula Attorneys Date of article: 24 November 2019 Headline: Details of Mamodupe’s split from hubby come to light Online: Yes Author of article: Ngwako Malatji Respondent: Makhudu Sefara, editor Complaint                           
Boland Rugbyunie vs Son - 08 Jun 2020
Besonderhede Verwysingsnommer: 7811 Klaer: Boland Rugbyunie Ingedien deur: Ivan Pekeur, president van die unie Datum van publikasie: 13 Maart 2020 Opskrif: ‘Spioene’ in Boland Aanlyn: Ja Outeur van storie: Francois de Wet Respondente: Neil Scott en Francois de Wet. Klag 1.1 Boland Rugbyunie (BRU) kla dat die volgende stellings in d
Boland Rugbyunie vs Rapport - 08 Jun 2020
Besonderhede Verwysingsnommer: 7810 Klaer: Boland Rugbyunie Ingedien deur: Ivan Pekeur, president van die unie Datum van publikasie: 8 Maart 2020 Aanlyn: Ja Opskrif: Boland se klubs ‘betaal nou vir gelag’ Outeur van storie: Brenden Nel Respondent: Alet Wichmann Klag 1.1 Boland Rugbyunie (BRU) kla dat die volgende stellings in die s
Thembinkosi Joseph Gumede vs Daily Sun - 02 Jun 2020
Finding complaint 4301 Date of Publication:  19/2/19 Headline: “Members want reverend gone!” Page: 3 Online: No Author: Mbali Dlungwana Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Reverend Thembinkosi Joseph Gumede, a written response by Mr Johan Vos of the Daily Sun and further inquiries with both parties. Com
Colin Arendse vs Sunday Times - 31 May 2020
I also referenced a YouTube clip of an interview conducted by Mr Hyman with Mr Arendse. Complaint Mr Colin Arendse, a community activist, complains that an article in the Sunday Times, published under the headline, “World’s Most Dangerous City” with a strap: “That’s what Cape Town will become if cops fail to halt surge in gangland killings”, untruthfully
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