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The Competition Authority

The Competition Authority is the primary enforcement agency for competition law and policy. It was established under the Competition Act of 2009 to monitor, control and prohibit anti-competitive trade or business practices in the economy of Botswana. The Competition Authority is a parastatal which falls under the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

MISSION: To promote and maintain fair competition in the economy.

VISION: To secure prosperity through fair markets



CA Hosts Media Workshop on Competition Law and policy

The Competition Authority in collaboration with the Press Council of Botswana hosted a Media Workshop on Competition Law and Policy at the Mokolodi Conference Centre on July 31st 2013.The Workshop was attended by over 20 participants from different media houses and Competition Authority staff.

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CA Wellness Day

The Competition Authority Staff Wellness Day was held on Friday 2nd of August 2013, at Cresta Lodge. The theme for the day was “A well and sound mind at work.” On the Day, different service providers were brought in to educate staff on different aspects of staff wellness, work-life balance and engage them in different types of fitness training.

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Competition Authority at the Botswana Consumer Fair

In an effort to spread the message of Fair Competition, the Competition Authority participated at the Botswana Consumer Fair which was held July 22nd to July 28th, 2013. The theme for the Fair was “Shop, discover, explore.” The Authority was among a host of exhibitors that took part in the Fair to interact with the public.

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Asst. Minister of Trade and Industry Visits CA

The Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry Mr. Keletso Rakhudu visited the Competition Authority recently to familiarise himself with its operations. In his remarks, Mr. Rakhudu thanked the Authority for helping the Ministry of Trade and Industry attain the top position in Government Ministries for performance.  “If our statutory bodies were not performing we would not have attained number one position”, he said.

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Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia visits CA

Competition Authority staff with the Zambian delegationOn Thursday June 6th 2013, the Competition Authority hosted a delegation of five from the Zambia Anti-corruption Commission who had come to Botswana on a benchmarking visit. The delegation was led by Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Ms Inonge kalimukwa.

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