Region: Namibia

Botswanian court allows abuse of dominance probe to continue

The High Court of Botswana has paved the way for the country’s antitrust authority to resume an abuse of dominance investigation into a medical aid society, ruling that the latter is a commercial body that must comply with competition rules.

22 November 2022

Namibian enforcer accuses 178 pharmacies of fixing prices

Namibia’s competition watchdog has accused 178 pharmacies and a trade association of illegally fixing prices by imposing a 50% markup on medications, in what is expected to be an important test case for the country’s cartel laws.

17 January 2022

Namibia outlines new competition regime

Namibia’s Competition Commission has extended a public consultation on a suite of proposed antitrust law reforms, including an overhaul of the country's enforcer and merger control regime.

24 September 2020

Namibia blocks cement deal

Namibia’s Competition Commission has blocked a deal between two cement manufacturers due to concerns that the acquisition might have enabled their subsidiaries to collude in the market.

05 August 2020

Namibia fines insurance cartel €1.3 million

Namibia’s Competition Commission has imposed penalties of €1.3 million on two insurance companies for price fixing, following a settlement agreement.

25 July 2019

Namibian dawn raid deemed unlawful

A Namibian court has declared the first-ever dawn raid conducted by the nearly decade-old Namibian Competition Commission unlawful on a technicality.

13 November 2018

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