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CASE NUMBER: 15/2019 – CITY OF CAPE TOWN VS M-NET CARTE BLANCHE – BALANCE

Oct 14th, 2019|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 15/2019 – CITY OF CAPE TOWN VS M-NET CARTE BLANCHE – BALANCE

After viewing the Respondent’s segment about the Sandvlei Community’s concern regarding the spillage of raw sewage into the Kuils River by the Zandvliet Water Treatment Works managed by the Complainant - including going through all [...]

CASE NUMBER: 14/2019 – eNCA VS STRYDOM AND TAYLOR – COMMENT

Aug 29th, 2019|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 14/2019 – eNCA VS STRYDOM AND TAYLOR – COMMENT

The Appellant was granted leave to appeal against the finding of the Commissioner under adjudication number 20A/2019. The initial complaint was based on a news broadcast that was aired on the 17th of April 2019 [...]

CASE NUMBER: 13/2019 – SABC2 VS VAMVAKOS – BALANCE

Aug 1st, 2019|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 13/2019 – SABC2 VS VAMVAKOS – BALANCE

This is a SABC appeal of Adjudication No: 21/A/2019 between Vamvakos vs SABC2, wherein the adjudicator found that the programme lacked an opposing point of view and was therefore unbalanced and one-sided.  In the main, [...]

CASE NUMBER: 09/2019 – PASTOR LUKAU & ALLELUIA MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL VS SABC1 – CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

Aug 1st, 2019|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 09/2019 – PASTOR LUKAU & ALLELUIA MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL VS SABC1 – CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The Complainant, a well known public figure and a head Pastor of Allelluia Ministries, posted a YouTube video where he ‘suspiciously’ resurrected a man from the coffin. This so-called miracle attracted global controversy over dubious [...]

CASE NUMBER: 07/2019 – PLANK 1ST APPLICANT KWAPE from MURPHY KWAPE MARITZ ATTORNEYS – APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL – BALANCE

Apr 29th, 2019|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 07/2019 – PLANK 1ST APPLICANT KWAPE from MURPHY KWAPE MARITZ ATTORNEYS – APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL – BALANCE

This is an application for leave to appeal against the finding in Plank, Kwape, from Murphy Kwape Maritz Attorneys vs SABC2, Case 02/2019. In terms of the Procedure of the BCCSA, this application must be [...]