Middle East & Africa

West African nations create regional competition authority

A new West African competition agency will launch in Gambia on Friday, with the objective of implementing regional competition rules that have already been adopted by 15 countries in the area.

South African enforcer wary of used-car sale

South African enforcer grants retail group another lifeline

Chile and South Africa clamp down on roll-on, roll-off cartels

Year in Preview: South Africa awaits new competition act

Much has been written about controversial new changes to South Africa’s competition law, but in 2019 the country will see how those unprecedented amendments begin to affect enforcement.

Kenyan antitrust head: artificial intelligence could be catastrophic for Africa

The proliferation of anticompetitive algorithms could have potentially “catastrophic” effects for Africa, the head of Kenya’s antitrust enforcer has warned.

New leadership at Middle Eastern antitrust agencies

Egypt’s competition authority has appointed a new chair and nine board members, while Kuwait’s authority has named Mishal Al-Wazzan as its new executive director.

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