ARTICLES RELATING TO DEFAMATION

I never said Hanekom was an apartheid agent, Zuma argues

2019-08-23 17:30

Judgment has been reserved in the defamation case between senior ANC leader Derek Hanekom and former president Jacob Zuma.

Reserve Bank governor sues ANC councillor Andile Lungisa for R500k over 'lackey of racists', k-word tweets

2019-08-13 17:19

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago is suing outspoken ANC Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa for R500 000 for defamation after two tweets which characterised Kganyago as a "lackey of racist people".

Key factors in the failed EFF bid to appeal Manuel defamation ruling

2019-06-18 17:13

The South Gauteng High Court earlier dismissed an application by the EFF for leave to appeal a defamation ruling in a case brought against them by Trevor Manuel.

Xolobeni lawsuit: Activists denied access to documents for defamation defence

2019-06-01 14:00

The company that is looking to start mining in the heritage site community of Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape is taking environmental activists and attorneys to the Western Cape High Court for defamation.

Judge's fairness in question as Manyi defamation case drags on

2017-09-08 17:04

ANN7's pending owner Mzwanele Manyi’s defamation case was again postponed after a judge said the case needed careful consideration on whether she should recuse herself.

WARNING: WhatsApp group admins in SA could face jail time

2017-06-23 14:15

WhatsApp group admins in South Africa could face jail time for defamatory content in chats, after an administrator was arrested in India last month.

Defamed journalist wins case

2015-12-18 10:46

A great victory for journalists and for freedom of the press.

 

DA MPL Makashule Gana 'unfazed' by R500 000 defamation lawsuit

2019-08-22 16:50

The DA in Gauteng says it is unfazed after former acting CEO of the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) Leah Manenzhe filed a R500 000 defamation lawsuit against one of its leaders in Gauteng, Makashule Gana.

EFF informant in Manuel defamation case 'well respected, willing to testify,' says Shivambu

2019-07-02 06:00

In late May the South Gauteng High Court ordered the EFF to apologise to the former finance minister and pay R500 000 in general damages for publishing unlawful and false comments about him.

EFF to know next week whether it can appeal Manuel defamation ruling

2019-06-14 11:28

The South Gauteng High Court will rule on Tuesday whether the Economic Freedom Fighters will be granted leave to appeal an earlier defamation ruling in its case against former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel.

Manyi vs Wierzycka: Is Dippenaar the right judge?

2017-09-07 15:06

ANN7 owner and former government spin doctor Mzwanele Manyi’s defamation case will only be heard on Friday, after the judge postponed a motion that asked her to recuse herself.

Journalists, commentator to sue Independent Media over 'defamatory' report

2016-11-24 18:05

Independent Media is facing a R2m lawsuit over a report in which a political commentator and several journalists were accused of collusion and sabotage.

Kellermann to Biznews: Retract your defamation. Here’s our response.

2015-03-30 09:02

The Kellermann strategy of using the law to try silence the perceived soft target was also used by now defunct Sharemax after it was exposed by Deon Basson.

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