Chinese trustbusters’ pursuit of Alibaba is only the start

Chinese trustbusters’ pursuit of Alibaba is only the start

Beijing has put online giants on notice“ACTING ON INFORMATION, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation [SAMR] has started investigation [into] Alibaba Group for alleged monopoly conduct including implementing an ‘exclusive dealing agreement’.” This brief note, posted by Xinhua, the state news agency, on December 24th, was all it took to cut China’s mightiest online titan…

News24.com | Ramaphosa pledges ‘ambitious’ 2021 plan centered on economic recovery, jobs, power generation

News24.com | Ramaphosa pledges ‘ambitious’ 2021 plan centered on economic recovery, jobs, power generation

President Cyril Ramaphosa. President Cyril Ramaphosa says South African’s embodied the spirit of Ubuntu in 2020.He said 2021 would focus on an ambitious economic recovery plan.The President also cautioned on what lies ahead in 2021, due to the second wave of infections.President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked South Africans for their resilience and courage in the…

News24.com | United’s Cavani banned over ‘negrito’ social media post

News24.com | United’s Cavani banned over ‘negrito’ social media post

Edinson Cavani (Getty Images) Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani has been banned for three matches and fined £100,000 for using a racial term in a social media post, the Football Association announced on Thursday.The 33-year-old summer signing produced a match-winning display at Southampton on November 29, providing an assist for Bruno Fernandes before netting two…