Tag: watchdog

Watchdog finds that South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, here’s why…

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, the country’s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday, adding patients are sometimes prescribed treatments they don’t need by an industry with...

South African parliament opposes calls to change central bank mandate

JOHANNESBURG The South African parliament will launch a court challenge against an anti-graft watchdog's recommendation of constitutional changes to alter the mandate of the central bank, it said. The legislative assembly joined the central...

South Africa central bank hits back against Public Protector

South Africa's central bank said on Tuesday a recommendation by the Public Protector to change the constitution to promote growth was unlawful.

S.Africa’s rand weakens 1.5 pct after watchdog comments over cenbank

South Africa's rand fell more than 1.5 percent on Monday after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommended changes to the constitution.

South Africa watchdog to oppose Zuma bid to set aside influence peddling report

South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog will oppose President Jacob Zuma's court bid to set aside an influence-peddling report.

S.Africa’s competition watch says not pursuing pricing complaint against MTN, Vodacom

South Africa's competition regulator has decided against pursuing a complaint of unfair pricing lodged against mobile phone giants MTN Group and Vodacom by smaller unlisted rival Cell C.

South Africa watchdog seeks fine against Afrimat for excessive prices

South Africa's Competition Commission said on Sunday that it had asked the Competition Tribunal to fine construction materials group Afrimat for allegedly "abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices." "The Commission is seeking...

S.African banking shares extend losses after watchdog charges

South Africa's Competition Commission said last week it had found that more than a dozen local and foreign banks colluded.