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Dealerships must pay for cars damaged or stolen in their care, it's the law

Dealerships must pay for cars damaged or stolen in their care, it's the law

Once you hand over your keys to a car dealership, the Consumer Protection Act says that they are liable for anything that happens.

Howler CEO responds to complaints about the new cashless system used at events

Howler CEO responds to complaints about the new cashless system used at events

Some Howler users have complained about the slow refund process, while others claim to have been overcharged at events.

Is your car one of thousands to have been recalled so far this year?

Is your car one of thousands to have been recalled so far this year?

'In South Africa the recall of cars applies to thousands across seven of manufacturers' says Wendy Knowler.

Telkom wouldn't end her contract, then she got scammed by a fake customer agent

Telkom wouldn't end her contract, then she got scammed by a fake customer agent

In a desperate attempt to cancel her contract, this woman reached out to Telkom's social media team and fell victim to ID fraud.

30 discounts, freebies and rebates for pensioners to take advantage of

30 discounts, freebies and rebates for pensioners to take advantage of

Life is expensive. Here's a list of where and how senior citizens can enjoy a wide range of specials to get more bang for their buck.

Customers share their stories of unintended shoplifting (and how it ended)

Customers share their stories of unintended shoplifting (and how it ended)

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler has had her own close call with unintended shoplifting and so have dozens of CapeTalk listeners.

Uber SA says insurance cover is in place, but consumers tell a different story

Uber SA says insurance cover is in place, but consumers tell a different story

Uber says the blanket cover is paid for by the company in case of death, disability or injury suffered by drivers and passengers.

Consumers call out Discovery Vitality and Momentum Multiply for not delivering

Consumers call out Discovery Vitality and Momentum Multiply for not delivering

Are you being duped by your medical aid's rewards programme? These Discovery and Momentum members feel they were shortchanged.

Waltons responds to 'logistical glitch' with back-to-school stationery sets

Waltons responds to 'logistical glitch' with back-to-school stationery sets

Parents complained about failed deliveries, lack of communication and poor customer service. Waltons has since issued a statement.