Collusion

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.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it