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Most read, most talked about business articles of the past week:

1.

De Beers sells Kimberley Mines for R102 million, ending a 127 year old era that sparked the modern diamond industry.

2.

Gushing new dad Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) to give away R650 billion.

3.

Bee colonies around the world are collapsing… No bees, no humans. Or anything alive for that matter, says Wits’ Professor Jill Atkins.

4.

Why you must own Investec, Anglo American and Sasol shares, according to Gerbrand Smit, Chief Investment Officer at New-e-conomy Fund Managers.

5.

Some of the poorest South Africans spend up to half their disposable income on public transport.

6.

How to fix South Africa’s economy (by Financial Times Chief Economics Commentator Martin Wolf).

7.

5 things South Africa should consider for an economic plan (by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Pretoria).


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