Business In The News South Africa

Boat operators charged for colluding on Robben Island tender

JOHANNESBURG, May 31 – Five vessel owners who ferry passengers between the Robben Island Museum and the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town were on Wednesday referred to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution on charges of price fixing and collusive tendering. The Competition Commission said it investigated after it received a complaint from the Robben Island […]

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Energy Minister mulls criminal charges over sale of SA’s strategic fuel stocks

PARLIAMENT, May 30 – Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi on Tuesday told MPs she was considering criminal charges relating to the sale of 10.3 million barrels of South Africa’s strategic fuel reserves. Briefing Parliament’s portfolio committee on energy, Kubayi again confirmed the fuel stocks were “sold” and not rotated as was claimed by her predecessor Tina […]

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Famous Brands says junk status will harm business and consumer confidence

JOHANNESBURG, May 29– Famous Brands said on Monday that the downgrade of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to sub-investment status would harm business and consumer confidence. Famous Brands said its management does not envisage an improvement in the home market economy in the near future. Notwithstanding this context, Famous Brands said it will remain strongly […]