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Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Low-income and over-indebted consumers may soon have the right to have their debt written off. The Debt Relief Bill, formerly known as the National...
Editorial: It’s inequality that breeds violence
Editorial: It’s inequality that breeds violence
For the past two weeks, first slowly and then in a deluge, there have been social media messages warning about a proliferation of “fake food”....
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
What first appeared to be a grand stand against excessive charges by mobile networks, the amended regulations gazetted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) are instead a damp squib....
Tiger Brands' share price down following listeria revelations
Tiger Brands' share price down following listeria revelations
Tiger Brands’ share price was down about 7% on Monday morning after the company was hit by revelations that its Enterprise Foods plant in...
​Supermarkets rush to pull foods implicated in Listeriosis outbreak
​Supermarkets rush to pull foods implicated in Listeriosis outbreak
Retailers have begun desperately clearing their shelves of Enterprise products after health minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced that one of the...
Consumer commission to hear e-toll complaints
Consumer commission to hear e-toll complaints
Complaints about e-tolling will be taken up by the National Consumer Commission (NCC), but should not be the first line of complaint, commissioner...
Thuli Madonsela finds DTI general abused power
Thuli Madonsela finds DTI general abused power
"The trade and industry department acted like an over-protective parent, not willing to allow an 18-year-old child to stand on their own...
Sanral plans to keep motorists calm (and carry on e-tolling)
Sanral plans to keep motorists calm (and carry on e-tolling)
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will soon issue revised terms and conditions for road users who register for Gauteng...
Sanral accused of ducking legal action
Sanral accused of ducking legal action
The South African National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) is trying to duck legal action against it over the e-tolling system, the Democratic...
Winning bid to out auction ghosts
Winning bid to out auction ghosts
It was during her first experience of bidding at a property auction that prominent businessperson Wendy Appelbaum realised she was bidding against...
Battle for control of opt-out list
Battle for control of opt-out list
While the National Consumer Commission considers starting a registry through which South Africans can opt out of direct marketing, about 70 000...
Pay TV gears up for battle royal
Pay TV gears up for battle royal
Multichoice flexed its legal muscle this week to keep the Consumer ­Commission at bay, using a technicality in an attempt to squash the commission's case against it....

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