The National Lotteries Commission is the only National Regulator for lotteries and sports pools. The NLC regulates the National Lottery Operator, Society lotteries, Private Lotteries and Lotteries Incidental to exempt entertainment. The NLC ensures that the interest of all participants in lotteries are protected and ensure that all lotteries are conducted with due propriety. The NLC police any other lottery type schemes. The NLC monitors and regulates the running of various lottery competitions, including those organised by non-profit organisations to raise funds and by companies to promote their goods and services.Continue reading →
CCRED was initially known as CCE, and was the first of its kind in South Africa. Initially it aimed to meet the needs for improved research and teaching in the rapidly growing area of competition economics. However, the Centre’s scope has broadened to include not only competition economics, but also analysis of economic regulation and economic development across southern and East Africa.Continue reading →
DEFSA is the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa. The non-profit organisation provides a platform for academics in the design education sector to engage in research, best practice and networking through various mechanisms including a biennial conference, workshops and an interactive website that hosts peer reviewed and published research papers. Our members span a range of creative disciplines including architecture and interior design, photography, film, multimedia, industrial product design, ceramics, graphic design, clothing, textile and jewellery design, and software UX.Continue reading →
The Companies Tribunal (the Tribunal) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry
(the dti) established in terms of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 to provide speedy resolution of company disputes. The Tribunal has jurisdiction throughout the Republic of South Africa.
It is independent, and subject to the Constitution and the law. It exercises its functions in accordance with the Act and performs its functions fairly, without fear, favour or prejudice and in a transparent manner.Continue reading →
The Southern African Laboratory Diagnostics Association is a body that represents laboratory medicine in Southern Africa and is a unified voice around IVD’s and a collaboration of multinational and local companies who distribute,supply and manufacture In Vitro Diagnostic tests. IVDs contribute to more than 70% of all medical diagnosis and can be used to decrease overall healthcare costs. We believe that broader access to innovative diagnostic tools will drive and support the healthcare paradigm. Our association aims to lead and highlight the relevance and impact of IVD, influence patient lives and wellbeing, improve access, and propel the market within Southern Africa. We actively engage with necessary stakeholders, public, private, advocacy, patient groups about the value industry brings to patients.Continue reading →
The role of the Tribunal is to adjudicate on: Applications made in terms of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 by consumers, credit providers, credit bureaux, debt counsellors and the National Credit Regulator including applications for interim relief and a review of the National Credit Regulator’s decisions, matters referred to by the National Credit Regulator or complaints related to allegations of prohibited conduct, and consent ordersContinue reading →
The vision of the National Mewtrology Institute of SA (NMISA) Vision
is to be the leading Metrology Centre of excellence on the African continent connecting Africa to the world. Its mission is to consistently deliver outstanding innovative and Internationally comparable measurement solutions that support Regional and International trade, people’s quality of life and enable the protection of the environment.
The Automotive Industry Export Council (AIEC) was established in 1999 as the official private sector export promotion body for the automotive industry in South Africa. Products addressed include passenger cars, trucks and buses, original equipment components, aftermarket parts and accessories.Continue reading →
The SA Express Parcel Association – (SAEPA) comprises of member companies engaged in the express freight and courier industry. The large multinational operators are members as well as South African companies so the association is representative of service providers throughout the express supply chain.Continue reading →
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is a multi-donor Special Fund managed by the African Development Bank. It provides catalytic finance to unlock private sector investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. SEFA offers technical assistance and concessional finance instruments to remove market barriers, build a more robust pipeline of projects and improve the risk-return profile of individual investments. The Fund’s overarching goal is to contribute to universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy services for all in Africa, in line with the New Deal on Energy for Africa and Sustainable Development Goal 7.Continue reading →