Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts tagged as “Competition and Consumer Protection Commission”

Chlorine Price Hikes Worries Consumer Body

[Zambia Reports] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has observed with concern the sudden increase in the prices of disinfectants in particular chlorine in the wake of the cholera outbreak.

CCPC Probes Mobile Money Market Reports

[Times of Zambia] THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has embarked on a probe into the mobile money market to confirm reports of restrictive business practices.

Consumer Body Seizes Expired Products

[Times of Zambia] THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the local authorities in four districts of Southern Province, have seized various products worth more than K5,000.

CCPC Cautions Consumers Over Cyber Criminals

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) says it last year received 10 complaints involving online shopping frauds and has called on consumers to be wary of cybercriminals.

CCPC Targets Central Schools

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has continued to sensitise pupils in the Central Province on the dangers of consuming substandard foodstuffs.

CCPC Investigates Overpricing

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is investigating five cases of excessive pricing in the country.

CCPC Adds U.S.$200 Million to FDI

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has said it contributed about US$200 million to Zambia's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) through merger transactions in 2015.

1,790 Consumer Cases Solved

[Times of Zambia] THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has recorded an increase in the number of consumer cases resolved, from 827 in 2014 to 1,791 last year.

Effects of Collusive Pricing

[Times of Zambia] In the recent past, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) was reported to have raided the offices of two major fertiliser suppliers to establish allegations of collusion in the fertiliser industry.

CCPC Bemoans Restrictive Business Practices

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has said some business entities in the country have failed to expand due to unfriendly business practices by others.

Consumers Body Seizes Expired Products

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has seized expired products worth approximately K1,000 from various shops at Chadiza District Market in Eastern Province.

800 Consumer Rights Cases Resolved

[Times of Zambia] THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has resolved more than 800 consumer rights violation cases for 2014.

CCPC Cracks Down On Vendors Selling Expired Goods

[Zambia Reports] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has warned traders and consumers to stop trading in merchandise that are expired or defective, according to a report by ZANIS.

CCPC to Open Four New Offices

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is scheduled to open four new offices in Southern, Central, Luapula and Muchinga by April this year.

CCPC Director Nabbed for Corruption

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) director of legal and corporate services Maureen Mwanza, for corrupt practices involving K50, 000.

CCPC Issues Food Red-Alert

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has issued a red-alert against consumption and trade of Tiger branded foods from South Africa because of possible contamination.

Commuters’ Rights Book Launched

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has launched a commuter's rights awareness booklet aimed at curbing unfair trading practices in the public transport subsector in seven provinces.

CCPC Handles 367 Consumer Cases

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has handled 367 consumer cases since January 2014.

Consumer Body Winds Up Cement Market Study

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has concluded its market study on the causes of intermittent increases to the cost of cement, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has disclosed.

Commission Studies Hiked Cement Prices

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has embarked on a study aimed at determining the causes of upward adjustments to the retail price of cement in four countries of the Sub-Saharan African region.