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When politicians talk about ‘our people’, who are they referring to?

The same government that talks about being in service of ‘our people fails poor, black children whose only dream is to receive an education

Trump says Mueller investigation report should be made public

The nearly two-year-old investigation is examining whether the US president himself criminally obstructed the probe

Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride

The Competition Tribunal has fined two bicycle dealers who denied being part of a cartel, but those who admitted guilt have got off scot-free.

World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance

Those construction firms that did not accept culpability and settle when accused of collusive tendering now face an unforgiving Competition Tribunal.

Construction bigwigs deny World Cup stadium bid-rigging

The Competition Commission is confident that the construction companies have a case to answer for World Cup stadium bid-rigging, despite their denial.

Competition Commission moves to investigate car industry

The Competition Commission is to investigate allegations of price fixing, market division and collusive tendering in the automotive industry.

M&G Newsroom: The construction cartel – can it be stopped?

We discuss how it is almost impossible to deal with collusion once and for all, and that despite clampdowns, cartels are likely to continue.

Bread cartels: ConCourt ruling leaves big brands open to lawsuits

Small bread distributors can now launch a class action against bread manufacturing giants for losses related to uncompetitive behaviour.

Let bent builders serve the poor

The legal consequences of cartel activity on the part of powerful players in the construction industry are dire.

Construction: Collusion may be the industry’s fatal flaw

The state has been caught between a brick and a hard place in its crackdown on long-running cartels in South Africa’s construction industry.

Leaks show construction’s rotten core

It is an industry rife with corruption, fraud, racketeering and collusion, all sanctioned by the leadership of SA's biggest construction companies.

Media groups to be probed for collusion

Competition regulators are gearing up to investigate allegations of collusion in the newspaper printing industry.

Aveng to pay R128,9m collusion fine

Aveng will pay a fine of R128,9-million relating to two cartels in the wire mesh and rebar business, the Competition Commission says.

Building collusion brick by brick

For those who suspected that the feel-good times of June last year would in time bring some nasty hangover after the party, here it is.

Tiger execs make a killing

How Tiger Brand bosses bailed out while selling R44-million in shares.

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