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POLITICS

Cyril Ramaphosa accused of trying to control independent media through banks

Dr. Iqbal Survé, executive chairman of Independent Media, declared that Pravin Gordhan and Cyril Ramaphosa have a ruthless goal of silencing independent media and questioned whether South Africa could still call itself a democracy with the media restrained from showcasing a range of viewpoints or from holding those in public office accountable.

  23 days ago ago
Cyril Ramaphosa accused of trying to control independent media through banks

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Shoprite has been fined R11 million through its Computicket branch by the Competition Commission.

Shoprite has always managed to stay ahead of many competitors by locking clients and landlords in long-term contracts. This then creates a barrier to entry for many competitors. The Competition Commission has been investigating the dominance of Shoprite's Computicket outlets. According to the commission Shoprite entered in to exclusive deals with organisations of all major events including stage and sports.

  2 months ago ago
Shoprite has been fined R11 million through its Computicket branch by the Competition Commission.

EDUCATION

SCHOOLS REOPENING; Parents will not have to be forced to buy uniforms from selected retailers in SA

Parents will not be required to purchase uniforms from specific merchants – Parents and guardians will not have to worry about spending additional money on uniforms because schools will return in a few days. This came after the Competition Tribunal determined that schools could not compel parents to purchase uniforms from certain vendors.

  7 months ago ago
SCHOOLS REOPENING; Parents will not have to be forced to buy uniforms from selected retailers in SA

BETTING

The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business

The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business Computicket, this business has been running for a long time and it seems like they have been waiting forever for me but unfortunately with the recent developments things have turned. Computicket distributes tickets for, among others, entertainment events, bus rides, and flights.

  2 months ago ago
The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business

EDUCATION

SCHOOLS REOPENING: Parents will not have to be forced to buy uniforms from selected retailers in SA

Parents will not have to buy uniforms from selected retailers - As schools will be reopening in a few days , parents and guardians will not have to worry about spending more on uniforms . This was after the Competition Tribunal ruled that parents would not be forced by schools to buy uniforms from specific retailers .

  7 months ago ago
SCHOOLS REOPENING: Parents will not have to be forced to buy uniforms from selected retailers in SA

ECONOMY-FINANCE

When will the blacks wake up and start creating their own solid and successful business models

OPINION When will the blacks wake up and start creating their own solid and successful institutions and business models instead of dependency, when will the Competition Commission ever going to break the supplier price discrimination practices that support oligopolies ? Something is very wrong with this Pick and Pay franchising most our brothers and sister are in serious debts.

  2 months ago ago
When will the blacks wake up and start creating their own solid and successful business models

BETTING

The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business

The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business Computicket, for the longest time the several companies have been working together in order to make business very easy and it seems like that it has worked. Computicket distributes tickets for, among others, entertainment events, bus rides, and flights.

  2 months ago ago
The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The Competition Commission & Shoprite Have Come To A Settlement Over Its Ticketing Business Computer

The Competition Commission and Shoprite have come to a settlement over its ticketing business Computicket, many people do not realise the business that shoprite has had with the computicket business. It has been a many years of good Relations together, but it seems like there's been minor disputes throughout the years that could be easily resolved.

  2 months ago ago
The Competition Commission & Shoprite Have Come To A Settlement Over Its Ticketing Business Computer

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Computicket Has Been Fined R11.3 Million.

https://ewn.co.za/2022/06/06/computicket-pays-r11-3-million-fine-for-blocking-smaller-firms?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter The Competition Commission has fined Computicket and Shoprite a heavy R11.3-million for keeping more modest firms from entering the tagging administrations area. This is the second time Computicket has been fined. As per the commission, Computicket went into elite concurrences with stock suppliers like theaters, advertisers and other occasion coordinators, from January 2013 to June 2018, which brought about it being selected as the sole supplier of reevaluated tagging administrations.

  2 months ago ago
Computicket Has Been Fined R11.3 Million.

HEALTH

Health care practitioner demanded a "cold drink" in exchange for Covid-19 test

https://www.iol.co.za/pretoria-news/news/clinic-nurse-demanded-cool-drink-in-exchange-for-covid-19-test-76f186cb-1d3e-4563-85af-701a6f92c6f8 While South Africans last week shared mixed feelings about the drop in Covid19 testing at two of South Africa's top pathology labs, residents of GaRankuwa denounced requests for bribes from nurses at the clinic. Phedisong local examination 4. This follows last Sunday, industry stakeholders welcomed this announcement by the Competition Commission, after reaching an agreement with Ampath and Lancet Laboratories to reduce their prices on the products.

  7 months ago ago
Health care practitioner demanded a

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

10 gb for all said Gorverment

The plan additionally states that excessive-pace broadband can be to be had and reachable in each network via 2023/24. Non-income group, Media Monitoring Africa, has argued that the want to communicate and get entry to the internet has grow to be a human right in South Africa.

  5 months ago ago
10 gb for all said Gorverment

SOCIETY

A Police Face Mask Supplier Has Been Allegedly Fined R3.4 Million For Excessive Pricing

A Johannesburg-based organization has been viewed as at fault for unnecessary estimating while providing facial coverings to the police administration during the pinnacle of the Covid-19 pandemic in April 2020. Tsutsumani Business Enterprises has been requested to suffer a R3.4m authoritative consequence in the wake of being tracked down blameworthy by the Competition Tribunal for charging the police administration inordinate costs for the pressing inventory of 500,000 facial coverings.

  3 months ago ago
A Police Face Mask Supplier Has Been Allegedly Fined R3.4 Million For Excessive Pricing

EDUCATION

Parents in SA will not be forced to buy uniforms from specific retailers

In a few days time , millions of South Africans will be buying school uniforms in preparation for the new academic year .However , thanks to the Competition Tribunal , the schools will no longer have that ability to force parents to buy uniforms from specific retailers . This was after a decision that was made after some investigations were conducted into complaints that were made by parents who were forced to buy uniforms from specific retailers .This decision will allow other suppliers to sell uniforms to parents .

  7 months ago ago
Parents in SA will not be forced to buy uniforms from specific retailers

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

SA media groups demand that Google, Facebook pay them for news content.

An affiliation comprised of the South Africa's biggest media houses, the Publisher Support Services (PSS), needs Google and Meta to repay media sources for the substance they use on their foundation, a move which guaranteeing the supportability of the nearby news industry says is implied.

  3 months ago ago
SA media groups demand that Google, Facebook pay them for news content.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Ramaphosa introduced these changes for everyone with a mobile phone in South Africa

The public sale of the excessive-call for spectrum for cellular telecommunications is a extensive milestone for the country’s reform agenda, says president Cyril Ramaphosa. Writing in his weekly letter to the public, Ramaphosa stated the brand new spectrum can be followed via way of means of agreed social responsibilities to attach public schools, fitness centers and police stations over the subsequent 3 years.

  4 months ago ago
Ramaphosa introduced these changes for everyone with a mobile phone in South Africa

POLITICS

Here Is Why Politicians Are Furious With Meta

https://ewn.co.za/2022/03/15/competition-commission-refers-meta-for-prosecution-over-govchat-removal?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - The Competition Commission's pursuing virtual entertainment goliath, Meta. It has alluded Meta Platforms Incorporated, as well as its auxiliaries, to its court for arraignment. It's blamed the organization for mishandling its strength. Meta was recently known as Facebook.

  5 months ago ago
Here Is Why Politicians Are Furious With Meta

EDUCATION

A look at the preparedness for the reopening of schools in Gauteng

A look at the preparedness for the reopening of schools in Gauteng . A better back to school for parents in 2022 as they will not be forced to buy uniforms from specific retailers . It is a different back to school for the South African parents in 2022 as they will not be forced to have to buy uniforms from specific retailers .The schools in the inland provinces will be reopening schools of Wednesday the 12th of January 2022 .

  7 months ago ago
A look at the preparedness for the reopening of schools in Gauteng

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Covid-19: Pathcare jumps on board to reduce PCR test price

The Competition Commission has verified that it has reached an agreement with Pathcare, the third biggest laboratory, to cut the pricing of its Covid-19 PCR tests with immediate effect. The Pathcare settlement agreement follows the Competition Commission's formal notification that two other large labs, Ampath and Lancet Laboratories, had agreed to significantly cut the price of Covid-19 PCR testing effective immediately.

  8 months ago ago
Covid-19: Pathcare jumps on board to reduce PCR test price

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Here Is Why The PCR Cost Was Rdeuced

https://ewn.co.za/2021/12/13/cost-of-covid-pcr-tests-reduced-because-of-better-technology-competition-commission?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The Competition Commission said the expense decrease of PCR tests is because of propelling advances in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. In the private area the tests are currently R500, which came into prompt impact on Sunday. The commission made the declaration on Sunday, expressing it had agreed with significant research centers.

  8 months ago ago
Here Is Why The PCR Cost Was Rdeuced

HEALTH

COST REDUCTION OF COVID-19 PCR TESTS A MAJOR VICTORY - COMPETITION COMMISSION

https://ewn.co.za/2021/12/14/cost-reduction-of-covid-19-pcr-tests-a-major-victory-competition-commission?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - The Competition Commission said a concurrence with three significant private labs to decrease the expense of COVID-19 PCR tests is a significant triumph for South Africans, especially the most weak gatherings. Pathcare has additionally consented to a prompt value decrease of COVID-19 PCR tests.

  8 months ago ago
COST REDUCTION OF COVID-19 PCR TESTS A MAJOR VICTORY - COMPETITION COMMISSION