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Who really controls Naspers?

Listed printing and publishing company Caxton on Wednesday presented its understanding of the Naspers control structure which, if true, would mean the end of the Keeromstraat-Nasbel voting pool that currently controls the Naspers group. Caxton argued this

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DStv unit fined R180m for price fixing

MultiChoice’s advertising sales business, DStv Media Sales, has been fined R180m for price fixing and the fixing of trading conditions in contravention of the Competition Act

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Bank collusion case strengthens Zuma’s hand

A finding by the South African antitrust regulator that more than a dozen local and international banks colluded to rig foreign-currency trades will bolster government accusations that the nation’s biggest lenders

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Metered taxi drivers lose bid against Uber

The Competition Commission has struck down meter taxi drivers’ bid to declare Internet app Uber as engaging in predatory pricing and anticompetitive behaviour. In May this year, eight regional taxi companies and 150 individual

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Neotel deal: Icasa, Vodacom met ‘unlawfully’

Icasa met secretly and unlawfully with Vodacom to discuss the operator’s proposed R7bn acquisition of Neotel, leading to a “reasonable suspicion of bias” against the communications regulator, the high court in Pretoria has found. In a damning judgment, handed down on Friday, Judge

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Tribunal approves Altech Autopage mergers

The Competition Tribunal has given the green light to Altron subsidiary Altech Autopage to sell its subscriber bases to respective service providers, namely MTN, Vodacom and Cell C. While the Competition Commission recommended

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Caxton loses MultiChoice challenge

The Competition Tribunal found on Thursday that a 2013 deal between the SABC and MultiChoice that would give the pay-television company the right to air two of the public broadcaster’s

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MTN, Vodacom hiked prices by 400%: claim

Altech Autopage’s largest client, Saicom, alleged before the Competition Tribunal on Wednesday that the cost of some of MTN and Vodacom’s cellphone packages have increased by between 400% and 500%. The increases have been

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Chislett stepping down at Autopage

Altech Autopage MD Boyd Chislett has tendered his resignation and will leave the cellular service provider, and the Altron group, at the end of March. Chislett confirmed to TechCentral via telephone on Tuesday that he is stepping down

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