London — Britain’s antitrust regulator is investigating Amazon for possibly restricting competition by giving its own sellers an unfair advantage in its marketplace over third parties, adding to global regulatory scrutiny of the US tech giant.
It is deeply distressing to read that Eskom has agreed to a wage deal it cannot afford. Its decision to sign such an agreement given the dire state of its finances is difficult to understand (“Eskom says unaffordable deal will add R1bn to wage bill”, July 5).
I live in Bryanston and can confirm that our road and area are load-shed as part of Block 10 Bryanston, in line with the information published on Eskom se Push, which has been 100% accurate (“Why do some suburbs not get load-shedding?” July 4).
Havana — On July 11 last year Cuba appeared poised for political change. Protests — the largest since the late Fidel Castro took power in 1959 — rocked the communist-run island as Cubans poured onto the streets demanding social and economic reform.
Donald MacKay’s excellent article reads like a combination of Fawlty Towers and the Keystone Cops (“Why the antidumping probe if not all tyres are made locally?” July 5). It is investigations like this that make SA look like a nation of clowns.