If guilty, the five major institutions could be sued in SA for deals done locally
The battle between Icasa and MTN could knock cellular rates, but may lead to a deterioration in service.
The government expects to grow its tax base by allowing companies to increase the amount they can transfer out of South Africa in foreign capital.
Despite its importance, the office of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng remains a mere executive "programme" without independent funding.
Unspent funds will be allocated elsewhere if projects aren't implemented, warns Gordhan.
High and low earners also found some cheer in a budget focused on stimulating growth.
Analysts are positive about Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's fifth budget. There is concern however that the good news can easily turn sour.
Investments on behalf of SA's public servants consistently perform better than the JSE.
The currency's trade volume and volatility is keeping currency analysts on their toes.
Slow growth, a rising deficit — and an election — leave the finance minister little room to manoeuvre.