Express and disseminate opinion

Trustco Group International Ltd and Others v Shikongo (SA 8/2009) [2010] NASC 6 (07 July 2010);

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Defamation of politician

Expression (defamation, 24, reasonable publication in public interest, 30, 37, 38, 53, 56, 73; burden of proof, 30, 52; impression of ordinary reader, 58, 63; absence of factual basis, 66; performance of public duties always of public interest, 74; journalistic codes of ethics, 75; anonymous sources, 82, 84; publicly available sources, 83; urgency 85)