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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked

Beyond the language of price-fixing and collusion, this type of behaviour by bankers amounts to taking food off the tables of South Africans.

Sands to shift on JSE’s monopoly

Investors are set to win all the way as the local bourse prepares to face trading competition.

We pick the first winner of the #MGSelfie competition

Meet #MGSelfie of the week winner, Mark D Young (@markdyoungsa) on Twitter, who won a six-month digital subscription to the M&G.

Battle of the banks benefits customers

The battle by SA banks for the hearts and wallets of the consumer remains a priority, as financial institutions work to increase their reach.

Winning missive on health centre’s role

We have a winner from last week's letter competition.

No respite for wounded Telkom

There might be worse to come and Telkom's competitors could force it into a deal, writes Lloyd Gedye.

The Walmart pledge

The retailer is famous for reducing inflation by 1% through efficiencies in the markets. Why isn't government rolling out the red carpet?

Cartel country

The idea of criminalising anti-competitive behaviour and hitting the colluders is an attractive one.

Tiger in the dock

During a consent order hearing at the Competition Tribunal last week the Department of Health announced that it had launched an audit to determine how much it had been overcharged by the drug companies involved in the cartel.

Jailbird execs

South African executives will face up to 10 years in jail if they are found to be complicit in the collusive actions of the companies they lead.

We ‘can’t be martyrs all the time’

That Bruce Lyle and his built-from-scratch fertiliser business, Nutri-Flo, has survived its nine-year fight against Sasol with the competition authorities so far is remarkable.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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