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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.

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

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BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

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Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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