In The News South Africa

Saftu condemns ‘extortion and profiteering’ by pharmaceutical monopolies, welcomes probe

JOHANNESBURG, June 17– The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has welcomed the Competition Commission’s investigation into price fixing allegations against pharmaceutical companies following concerns raised by Advocates for Breast Cancer, the Cancer Alliance, the Cancer Association of South Africa, and Section27. “The pharmaceutical companies that are currently being investigated include Roche, which supplies […]

In The News South Africa

Hawks bust four ECape municipal officials on charges of corruption, money laundering

PORT ELIZABETH, March 31 – Four people were arrested for corruption and money laundering at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday. A Hawks task team that was established to tackle corruption within municipalities uncovered the corrupt activities at the […]