Archive: July 2020

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Conditions overturned in Telkom Kenya/Airtel Kenya merger in first appeal under Kenyan Competition Act

July 21, 2020

On 4 May 2020, the Kenyan Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) overturned a number of the conditions imposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) on the Telkom Kenya/Airtel Kenya merger.

South Africa: Competition Commission’s focus on market inquiries paying dividends

July 10, 2020

Since the inaugural market inquiry in 2006, the Competition Commission (the Commission), the South African competition authority, has completed a further four market inquires with another one currently ongoing.

Competition Commission lands significant victory in fight against cartels

July 06, 2020

On 24 June 2020, the Constitutional Court (the Court) handed down a landmark judgment allowing the Competition Commission (the Commission) to investigate and prosecute cartel conduct that ceased more than three years before the investigation started.

Zimbabwean competition authority prohibits merger and issues fines for gun-jumping

July 01, 2020

On 21 May 2020, the Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC), the Zimbabwean competition authority, prohibited the acquisition of a 49% shareholding in Profeeds (Pvt) Limited (Profeeds) by Innscor Africa Limited (IAL).