Calling zama-zamas illegal is a case of criminalising an act of entrepreneurship.
Faster networks and consumer habits have led to perceptions of vanishing data, says Vodacom.
We need to ask ourselves what role we all play in stealing from the poor, says Solly Moeng.
Despite political goings-on and low growth, the rand has returned 11% for investors selling the dollar to chase higher yields - more than twice as much as its next-best peer.
The rand has continued its gains trading at R13.46 against the dollar ahead of the SA Reserve Bank's announcement on the repo rate.
A gauge of expected price swings in the offshore yuan dropped to the lowest level in a month as a cash squeeze eased and the Fed scaled back its outlook for higher borrowing costs.
The pound has advanced for a second day as the Federal Reserve maintained status quo on interest rates and scaled back the outlook for increases beyond this year.
The rand has returned to levels last seen before Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was ordered to receive a warning statement by the Hawks.
The dollar has come under fresh pressure in Asia after the Fed decided against lifting interest rates but the prospect of cheap cash for longer fed another rally in regional equity markets.
Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition - it's been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn't over yet.
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