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Invitation to Stakeholders Conference on Proposed Merger Between Heineken International,NBL Ltd, Distell Namibia LTD

The Commission hereby invites stakeholders to attend a stakeholders’ conference in terms of Section 46(1) of the Competition Act (Act No.2 of 2003), that will be held on the 9th of June 2022, at 09h00am – 13h00pm at Safari Court Hotel & Conference, corner of Auas & Aviation Street, Windhoek, Namibia. The proposed transaction entails Heineken International B.V (“Heineken”) acquiring a controlling interest in Namibia Brewe...

Terms of Reference: Economic and/or Accounting Services

The Commission is inter alia responsible for investigating and, through Namibian courts, sanctioning business entities engaged in anti-competitive practices. In conducting its investigations, the Commission may from time to time enlist the services of independent consultants to provide supporting assessments. The Commission is currently conducting an investigation involving the cost of granting access to free-to-air broadcasters on Namibia’s Digital Terrestrial ...

Vacancy: Graduate Legal Intern

The Commission seeks to engage the services of ONE (1) LEGAL GRADUATE INTERN for a period of at least twelve (12) months. The engagement period may be extended as the need arises.   Download job description: ...

Media Statement - Advisory Notice on School Uniforms' Supplier

The Commission has been inundated with numerous complaints ...

Cautionary Notice on Developments in the Fibre Optic Infrastructure Industry

  The Namibian Competition Commission, has since 2017, been inundated with numerous complaints alleging possible anticompetitive practices in the ...

Vacancy Announcement! Analyst - Legal: Mergers & Acquisitions

The Commission is looking for a dynamic, hard-working, proactive and forward-thinking individual to assist in achieving its strategic objectives as defined in its Strategic Plan. Persons, regardless of gender, religion or disability status, who meet the requirements and attributes are invited to apply for the position of Analyst - Legal: Mergers & Acquisitions Division. ...

Update on NaCC Mergers Cases, May 2021

Dear Stakeholders   Kindly peruse the attached information on mergers cases under investigation by the Commission. ...

VACANCY: DIRECTOR -Enforcement, Exemptions & Cartels

The Commission is seeking the services of a dynamic, hardworking, proactive, and forward-thinking individual to assist in achieving its strategic objectives as defined in its Strategic Plan. Persons, regardless of colour, gender, religion or disability status and who meet the below mentioned requirements and attributes, are invited to apply for the following position: Position : Directo...

Graduate Intern Wanted - Economics and Sector Research Division

  The Commission seeks to engage the services of one (1) Graduate Intern for a period of at least six...

Legal and Economics Interns Wanted!

The Commission is seeking the services of one (1) Legal Intern and one (1) Economics Intern for a period of three (3) months. The engagement period may be extended as the need arises. Deadline for submission of applications: 11 November 2020         For detailed information regarding the internship, hereto attached the advert: ...

Summary of the Draft Competition Bill

Dear Stakeholders, Hereto attached a detailed summary of the amendments made to the Competition Bill. Kindly peruse and provide your input electronically to Ms Melissa Hanmer at email address: melissa.hanmer@nacc.com.na. For technical queries, contact Ms Hanmer at 061-224622 (w). The written submissions should be submitted on or before 30 October 2020. The Commission highly values your input in its quest to strengthen its regulatory role. ...

Determination on the Proposed Acquisition of Schwenk PTY Ltd by West China Cement Ltd

Dear Stakeholders, Hereto attached the Commission's determination on the proposed acquisition of Schwenk PTY LTD (Ohorongo Cement) by West China Cement Ltd. ...

UPDATE ON CONSUMER PRICE EXPLOITATION COMPLAINTS

The Commission wishes to notify the public that it has over the past 4-5 weeks received numerous complaints from the public about significant increases in prices of various products in the wake of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. The Commission’s further price movement analysis indicates clear evidence of price exploitation, as prices increased 14% to over 1000% in respect ...

REPORT PRICE HIKES DURING LOCKDOWN!

Dear Stakeholders, You are urged to report any price increases on essential products, since the lockdown commenced, in retail outlets without delay to the Commission. The Commission will investigate and penalize anyone found guilty of such exploitatory behaviour towards consumers during these unprecedented times. Kindly lodge such complaints via email to the following email addresses: ashley.tjipitua@nacc.com.na; ...

Extension of Commission's Operational Measures During Lockdown Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

  Dear Stakeholders, ...

Mergers and Acquisitions Case List 2020

  Hereto attached is a list of mergers under investigation by the Commission for the year 2020. The Case List will be updated from time to time to reflect the status and any new mergers being investigated for the relevant period. According to Section 47(5) of the Competition Act No.2 of 2003, “...

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Media Statement Commission fines Santam and Hollard for price fixing 24July2019

The Commission has concluded settlement agreements with Santam Namibia Ltd (“Santam”) and Hollard Insurance Company of Namibia Ltd (“Hollard”) in respect of an investigation relating to alleged price fixing in contravention of the Competition Act No.2 of 2003. ...

The Commission introduces the Corporate Leniency Programme 22 October 2018

The Commission introduced its Corporate Leniency Programme which provides a framework for businesses engaged in cartel conduct to report such actitivities and hand over evidence in that regard in return for lenient treatment. ...

INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED PRICE FIXING BY PHARMACIES

The Namibian Competition Commission (“the Commission”) confirms that it has commenced an investigation for price fixing against the Pharmaceutical Society of Namibia (“PSN”) and over 200 registered pharmacies. The Commission’s investigation is based on allegations that the PSN, a voluntary association of pharmacies has in place a rule that requires pharmacies to impose a uniform 50% mark-up on the dispensing of medicines. Mark-ups refer to the margin...

Commission conducts its first dawn raid, 20 September 2016

The Commission conducted its first ever entry, search and seizure ("dawn raid") operation from 15-16 September 2016. The dawn raid was conducted on the premises of Puma Energy Namibia (Pty) Ltd ("Puma") as part of an investigation which the Commission is conducting against Puma for alleged abuse of a dominant position regarding the supply of aviation fuel (Jet A-1 and Avgas) at the Eros and Ondangwa airports. ...

NaCC and NSA Signed MoU,09June 2016

The Commission signed a memorandum of understanding with the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) in order to strengthen and cement areas of cooperation in the gathering and capturing of macro and micro economic data. ...

New Merger Thresholds have been gazetted on 21 December, 2015.

The thresholds and an explanatory note setting out the Commission’s interpretation thereof have been uploaded and viewed here ...

NaCC BoN In Spat Over Fuel Cards

The Commission expressed concern over the constraint in the choice of method of payment as a result of the process of the phased out fuel cards. ...

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