Competition Commission

From data must fall to data for all

Commission orders Vodacom and MTN to lower their prices and provide daily, free ‘lifeline’ data

Collusion in private hospitals

A report has criticised the sector but experts warn that the status quo will likely remain

Consumers get the short end of the private healthcare stick, commission finds

Competition Commission reveals anti-competitive practices in private healthcare

Another hurdle in competition commission’s forex case

Banks argue the Competition Tribunal has no power to call out foreign firms on cartel conduct

Forex cartel case drags on

The Competition Commission has 40 working days in which to redraft its case against banks

SA’s grocery giants stomp on small, independent stores in non-urban areas

The entry of national supermarkets into non-urban markets has shifted the competitive landscape

SABC, Primedia, Ster-Kinekor fined millions for price-fixing

In a statement, the Competition Commission said the three media companies admitted to being involved in price fixing

Make it uniform: Schools agree to scrap anti-competitive behaviour

Several schools have signed an agreement with the Competition Commission to prevent the monopoly of uniform suppliers while cutting costs for parents

How the cement cartel was built

Major international companies have been implicated in the collusion

International case may set precedent in rand-rigging battle

Standard Chartered pleaded guilty to currency manipulation (which included the rand) between 2007 and 2013

Private healthcare market inquiry cost R196m – Patel

Public hearings took place in 2016, and the commission received written reports and feedback from 175 stakeholders

AG slams Competition Commission over R128m in irregular expenditure

In his audit report, Kimi Makwetu said the Commission not only incurred millions in irregular expenditure, but it also exceeded its approved budget

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.