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South Africa’s economy is badly skewed to the big guys: How it can be changed
South Africa’s economy is badly skewed to the big guys: How it can be changed
The South African economy looks uncomfortably the same to the one...
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
The focus on “state capture” in South Africa has...
Battle to firm up competition law
Battle to firm up competition law
The Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal believe their work is being hamstrung by the Competition Appeal Court and the Supreme Court of...
Tribunal confirms R251-million fine for Sasol
Tribunal confirms R251-million fine for Sasol
South African synthetic fuels group Sasol on Wednesday said the Competition Tribunal had confirmed a R251-million settlement agreement between...
The race is on for generic profits
The race is on for generic profits
Drugs are recession proof it seems, at least in the case of a company such as Aspen Pharmacare. Aspen's annual turnover tops R4.8-billion and the...
Taken for a ride?
Taken for a ride?
The Competition Commission says it has uncovered a 'possible cartel operating among local bicycle retailers, aimed at increasing their margins'....
Sasol in triple probe
Sasol in triple probe
Sasol could be fined up to R350-million after its fertiliser business -- Sasol Nitro, a division of subsidiary Sasol Chemicals -- allegedly...
Sweet deal
Sweet deal
The merger that followed the sweet privatisation deal that saw government lease more than 100 000ha of forests between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town...
Time for Tiger to come clean
Time for Tiger to come clean
When news first broke last year of the bread price-fixing scandal, Tiger Brands at first tried to present its involvement as minimal, no more than...
Billion-rand fines for cartels
Billion-rand fines for cartels
Tiger Brands can count itself lucky that the fines imposed on it and its subsidiaries for participation in the bread and pharmaceutical cartels...
Astral's rule of the roost challenged
Astral's rule of the roost challenged
Find a food industry in South Africa these days and it appears that one or more players are conspiring to control more than their fair share.

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