Locked down and staying home | How will SA's entertainment industry survive Covid-19?

2020-04-18 12:54

The recent Easter weekend would usually have been jam-packed with concerts and expos. All were cancelled.

Shoprite rallies on the back of strong operations update

2020-01-22 13:03

Shoprite's half-year operational update reflects overall sales growth of 7%, however there were draw backs in its operations in the rest of Africa.

Computicket to cough up after losing appeal against Competition Tribunal

2019-10-23 15:46

The Competition Appeal Court has dismissed, with costs, an appeal by Computicket against a Competition Tribunal ruling that it pay a R20m penalty for abuse of market dominance.

Competition Commission wants Shoprite, Computicket fined over 'anti-competitive conduct'

2018-12-20 16:37

The Competition Commission has referred Computicket and its holding company Shoprite Checkers to the Competition Tribunal on alleged anti-competitive conduct.

International super group Il Divo to visit South Africa in November

2018-06-06 13:47

The international super group, Il Divo, will include South Africa as part of their worldwide concert tour to celebrate their 15th anniversary.

#EverydaySexism and Computicket

2014-08-20 14:39

We deal with issues such as sexism and disrespect in our daily lives. The story below is a lesson on how important it is to be tactful.

RHCP fans: The Golden Circle rant

2012-08-30 15:11

After queueing and even sleeping over at Computicket outlets, these Channel24 users feel cheated after they couldn't get their hands on Golden Circle tickets for RHCP.

Computicket not moving with the times

2012-08-30 14:10

This Channel24 user says Computicket shouldn't dabble in social media until they're able to deliver on their basic product offering, which is making tickets available without the system crashing.

My Red Hot Chili Peppers story

2012-08-30 12:36

Channel24 user Stephanie Whitehead thinks it was "unfair" of Computicket to sell out tickets before the ticket sales officially opened.

U2 returns to SA with 360°

2010-10-18 09:36

Live Nation Global Touring and Big Concerts has confirmed that U2 will return to South Africa for the first time since the PopMart Tour in 1998.


Competition body ordered to file additional affidavit in Computicket case

2020-04-03 19:55

The Competition Commission has been ordered to file a supplementary affidavit in an abuse of dominance case against Shoprite Checkers and Computicket, or face the possibility that the case will be thrown out.

Shoprite Checkers, Computicket to challenge competition case

2019-11-22 07:53

Shoprite Checkers and its subsidiary Computicket will appear before the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a case against the company dismissed.

Update: Computicket to appeal R20 million penalty

2019-01-21 12:03

The Tribunal found sufficient evidence to suggest that the ticket seller's use of exclusive agreements between 2005 and 2011 had resulted in anticompetitive effects.

Demand for Ed Sheeran tickets has crashed Computicket – and everyone has déjà vu

2018-06-28 10:30

Hopeful concert-goers were left frustrated when the Computicket website failed them – as it has a history of doing.

Computicket fails to quash anti-competitive complaint

2016-10-23 16:42

South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has dismissed ticketing firm Computicket’s bid to set aside a 2008 anti-competitive complaint brought against it by rivals.

Computicket should upgrade their systems

2012-09-04 16:17

This user shares her disappointment with Computicket after she could not get her Golden Circle tickets for the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert, as a result of their poor service according to her.

Poor ticket sale management for RHCP

2012-08-30 15:08

Channel24 user Skye finds it hard to believe that an entire Red Hot Chili Peppers concert sold out in 20 minutes.

Real RHCP fans shouldn't complain

2012-08-30 13:16

Channel24 user Brad Donald says RHCP fans can't complain about the pre-sale tickets, because if you call yourself a fan, you would've known about the tickets.

Linkin Park ticket rules released

2012-07-24 08:43

Computicket has released details and rules on how to book tickets for Linkin Park's performances in South Africa in November.

U2 return to SA with 360°

2010-10-18 09:36

Live Nation Global Touring and Big Concerts has confirmed that U2 will return to South Africa for the first time since the PopMart Tour in 1998.

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