DA: State making a mountain out of Walmart molehill

The DA says the state is overrating the risks the Walmart-Massmart merger poses, while the companies await Competition Appeal Court proceedings.

Ministers say Walmart-Massmart merger poses a risk

Government says Walmart's takeover of Massmart poses a risk to the economy if more stringent conditions are not applied to the merger agreement.

Walmart: We just want to protect jobs, says Manyi

The government remains concerned that the Walmart-Massmart merger will lead to job losses or will stifle job creation, Jimmy Manyi has said.

‘Govt isn’t trying to block Walmart-Massmart deal’

Government is trying to toughen conditions rather than overturn the Competition Tribunal's decision on the Walmart-Massmart deal, media reports say.

Unions warn of job losses in Walmart-Massmart merger

Saccawu said on Wednesday while they support foreign investment in South Africa, the Walmart-Massmart merge could cost the country a number of jobs.

Walmart public hearings underway

Three days of public hearings into the R16.5-billion takeover of Massmart by United States giant Walmart got underway at Parliament on Tuesday.

Massmart eyes fresh produce supplier

Massmart is looking to buy a local fresh produce supplier just weeks after its own acquisition by US retail giant Wal-Mart.

Pick n Pay retrenchments a result of ‘Walmart invasion’

Cosatu has expressed "shock" at Pick n Pay's announcement that it is contemplating retrenching about 3 137 workers.

Massmart conditions are ‘irrational’

The Competition Tribunal has ­criticised the government's call for procurement quotas to apply to the Walmart-Massmart merger.

Competition Tribunal: How Walmart was house-trained

The Competition Tribunal approved the Walmart-Massmart deal weeks ago, but have only now explained how and why they gave the green light.

Saccawu to appeal Massmart-Walmart decision

Saccawu has filed an appeal against the Competition Tribunal's decision to allow Walmart to acquire a controlling stake in Massmart.

WalMart closes deal for 51% stake in Massmart

WalMart announced on Monday that the company had completed its investment for a 51% stake in Massmart Holdings for R148 per Massmart ordinary share.


Ministers go into self-isolation

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Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories