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Wendy Knowler is arguably South Africa’s most experienced consumer journalist. She’s helped more consumers over her 20 year career in consumer journalism than she could count. But while known as a champion of consumer rights, Wendy is also known and respected by corporates for her fair, accurate and balanced reporting. Want to be a more sussed consumer or corporate? Listen to Wendy's episodes here.

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09
JUL

Wendy Knowler answers all your consumerwatch questions

This week on consumer watch, we gave you the opportunity to ask consumer journalist, Wendy Knowler, any consumer questions you may have. As the expert, she gave advice on landlord and tenant disputes, the no return and no refund policy as a result of COVID-19, and many.
18
JUN

Why are those bags so rubbish?

How is it that Durban homeowners are being saddled with black refuse bags which are poor quality to the point of ripping and/or the wrong size? Wendy Knowler tried to find out.
04
JUN

The truth about disinfect tunnels

Tunnel vision - disinfectant tunnels continue to be erected in transport hubs, schools and residential estates, despite growing warnings - from very high places - that they are ineffective and unsafe.
07
MAY

Clothing, fees, and selling and buying cars

So you can buy winter clothing now, but you can’t try anything on first - is that legal? Your daughter’s ballet teacher is demanding full payment of her fees, 40 days into lockdown - what are your rights? When will you be able to buy or sell a car again?
30
APR

"Can I move on Friday?"

Friday is the 1st of the month, traditional moving day, May 1 is also Worker’s Day, marked this year by milions of workers being unable to work, and, of course it’s the day we move from level 5 lockdown to level 4.

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