Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The Press Ombudsman, Johan Retief, has resigned. Both Retief and Latiefa Mobara, executive director of the Press Council of South Africa, confirmed the news.
The Press Ombudsman has instructed Huffington Post to apologise to the public for publishing a "racist and sexist" blog that incited 'hate speech'.
The Press Ombudsman has ordered the Sunday Times to retract all stories about its Sars "rogue unit saga" and to publicly apologise in writing to former Sars commissioner Pravin Gordhan and others implicated.
The Press Ombudsman has directed the Pretoria News newspaper to apologise to City of Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa and the city.
Press ombudsman Johan Retief has dismissed a complaint against Beeld for using the word "monster" to describe a Springs man accused of mistreating his children.
The former editor of the Huffington Post South Africa has been granted leave to appeal the hate speech ruling by the Press Ombud which ultimately led to her resignation, the appeals panel of the Press Council says.
The Press Ombudsman has ordered the Sunday Times to apologise to former Sars executive Johann van Loggerenberg for tarnishing his dignity and reputation.
Complaints about stories in the press have jumped in the past few years, national press ombudsman Johan Retief says.
A new ruling by the Press Ombudsman has directed the Sunday Times and The Times newspapers to apologise to former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils.
The press ombudsman has ordered The New Age to apologise to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille over an article stating that her provincial cabinet was dominated by white men.
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