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Hefty fines for greedy companies

By Thato Mahlangu A company found guilty of inflating prices of masks and personal protection gear has agreed to pay millions in fines after the Competition Commission conducted an investigation into its activities, following complaints. The commission said on Wednesday it referred a matter to the Competition Tribunal after finding evidence of price inflation during Read more >

Competition watchdog warns of school uniform collusion

By Thato Mahlangu The Competition Commission is working hard to clamp down on school suppliers who are suspected of dominating in the supply and distribution of school uniform. Some school suppliers may be colluding with school management, including school governing bodies (SGBs), in inflating prices on school uniforms. Our 2018 Analysis of Corruption Trends (ACT) report highlighted Read more >

Construction collusion still being uncovered

In 2013 news of a major scandal in the construction sector broke, with 15 firms implicated in extensive collusion in Fifa World Cup projects. Corruption Watch was involved in the case, making a submission to the Competition Tribunal which called for those who were affected by the illegal activity to pursue civil claims against the Read more >