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/ 23 May 2008

City Press wins appeal over Zuma report

City Press has successfully appealed against a press ombudsman finding over the accuracy and fairness of a report on African National Congress president Jacob Zuma, the Press Council Appeals Panel said on Friday. The article, headlined ”Cracks in Zuma’s NEC”, reported that Zuma became angry at a national executive committee [NEC] meeting on January 8.

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/ 3 February 2008

Nzimande launches stinging attack on City Press

South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused City Press newspaper of adopting an ”extremely hostile attitude” towards African National Congress president Jacob Zuma. Nzimande tears into the paper in an open letter published on Sunday for ”deliberately” writing about the party in a ”provocatively factionalist, divisive and highly subjective manner”.

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/ 28 January 2008

Netshisaulu case postponed to July

The trial of three people accused of the murder of Avhatakali Netshisaulu, son of City Press editor Mathatha Tsedu, was postponed to July 28 at the Johannesburg High Court on Monday. Initially six people faced charges of murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances, kidnapping and malicious damage to property.