The Consumer Protection Act is often rendered impotent by dodgy waivers, hard-to-understand legalese, complicated terms and conditions, and pushy sales staff – or is it? Wonkie stresses the importance of getting what you paid for, or what you think you’ve paid for.
Archives for May 2011
ANC wins local elections with a 63.65% majority, but this does not reflect the political landscape accurately. The DA increased their share in 8 out of 9 provinces and wiped out many smaller parties – what does this mean for South Africa?
Toilet humour seems inescapable as South Africa heads into the 2011 local municipal elections. Wonkie takes an interesting look at the local political climate and at where South Africa is headed in terms of its leadership.
South Africa’s new Consumer Protection Act empowers consumers. It is in the consumers best interest to be aware of their rights and to know that they can complain if they feel they have been duped. False advertising and last minute changes when it comes to delivery by suppliers is a no-no!