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Shopping malls are ‘killing’ independent retailers

The Competition Commission’s Grocery Retail Inquiry has found national supermarket chains are putting small, independent players out of business

Competition Tribunal hears meat supply ‘cartel’ case

Food giant I&J has found itself in front of the tribunal on charges of collusion in the beef sector

MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism

Controversy over the set-top box, which has delayed the government’s rollout of digital television for 16 years, rages on at the Zondo commission

Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence

Environmental groups issues with the Western Cape phosphate mine’s water use licence will go before the Water Tribunal

Deadly cost of Sibanye-Stillwater gold miners’ strike

The lengthy strike finally ended with Amcu agreeing to the same wage offer other mining unions accepted in October

How the cement cartel was built

Major international companies have been implicated in the collusion

Workings of post-apartheid cement cartel laid bare

Higher-ups in the cement industry testifying before the competition commission have admitted to over 10 years of collusion

Music Review: Prince and his two-phase revolution

A year after his successful twin-album comeback, the Purple One does his thing again.

Govt supplier database a blow to corruption

The state hopes to end the bleeding of government funds and fight corruption by establishing a central list of vetted suppliers.

High noon for healthcare: Big guns of SA law saddle up for enquiry

Many legal practitioners argue that just a month to comment on the 68 submissions is not adequate

Cartel case comes down to the wire

The Competition Tribunal is finally throwing the law book at steel firms for alleged price fixing

Competition breaks TV hegemony

At last, television viewers in South Africa are being given real alternatives to the fare forced on them.

The long, long wait for Medupi

Already four years behind schedule, the Limpopo coal power station is now only projected to be fully on line by 2019 at the earliest.

Mounting problems test Eskom

For starters, the utility's overreliance on diesel turbines will hurt it financially in the short and long term.

Festival needs fine-tuning

The music was excellent, but the conventional organisation of the Cape Town Jazz Festival went against the grain.

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