Competition Commission gives green light for Sibanye, Lonmin deal

The South African Competition Commission has recommended that the South African Competition Tribunal approves the Sibanye-Stillwater acquisition of Lonmin subject to certain conditions...

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Fertiliser producer gets R30m fine for collusion

The Competition Commission has welcomed the decision of the Competition Tribunal to confirm as an order a settlement agreement reached with Omnia Fertilizer Limited...

10 Sep 2018

Market concentration is plaguing South Africa's private healthcare market

The preliminary findings of a recent inquiry into South Africa's private healthcare sector shows worrying trends. Key among the inquiry's revelations are high concentration levels in the market...

By Phumudzo Munyai 17 Aug 2018

Eskom tender firms lose bid to have complaint dismissed

The Competition Tribunal has refused an application to dismiss a complaint against companies accused of price fixing and tender collusion involving a R240m Eskom tender...

13 Aug 2018

Policy to transform media sector in the pipeline

Government is working on a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy for the media sector in South Africa, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane...

1 Aug 2018

Bill gives competition authorities teeth to tackle cartels, monopolies

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the Competition Amendment Bill will equip competition authorities with the tools to probe anti-competitive behaviour by cartels and monopolies in the economy...

17 Jul 2018

Competition Commission releases Health Market Inquiry report

The Competition Commission's long-awaited Health Market Inquiry provisional report has been released...

5 Jul 2018

Public hearings into transport market inquiry

The land based Public Passenger Transport Market Inquiry public hearings will be held in Tshwane and Johannesburg this week, says the Competition Commission...

4 Jun 2018

Health Market Inquiry postpones release of report

The Competition Commission has announced the postponement of the Provisional Findings and Recommendation Report into the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) to the end of May...

30 Apr 2018

Commission approves tie-up between surfwear titans Billabong and Boardriders

The Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Billabong International Limited by global branded apparel business Boardriders Inc.

19 Apr 2018

Competition Tribunal gives the green light for Netcare/Akeso deal

The Competition Tribunal has approved Netcare's acquisition of Akeso Clinics, a group of 12 dedicated mental healthcare facilities...

19 Mar 2018

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth...

19 Mar 2018

Media24 admits to price fixing

Media24 has admitted to price fixing and the fixing of trading conditions, says the Competition Commission of South Africa...

16 Mar 2018

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