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

1. Queen Elizabeth’s increase (to R925 million!) is 21 times the British inflation rate

The world's oldest reigning monarch will get a nifty pay hike in April 2017, if the way the Royal Family is funded stays the same.

2. Best way to get richer (especially if you’re between ages 20 and 45)

Financial advisor Warren Ingram discussed the single best thing anyone between ages 20 to 45 can do to increase her or his wealth.

3. Exclusive Books readies for fight to remain in airports

Airports Company SA awarded its bookstore tender to Amger Retailing. Bruce Whitfield googled them, but couldn’t find a thing. Whitfield also spoke to the Exclusive Books MD.

Books. Picture: EWN.

4. Treasury finds Zuma must pay back R7.8m for Nkandla. Corruption Watch reacts...

It’s not only about Nkandla. Cars for his wives, new aeroplanes for his comfort, friendship with the Guptas… Many people believe this is a President who plundered public resources,” said Corruption Watch Executive Director David Lewis.

5. Why Forbes Africa has 28-year-old Obinwanne Okeke on its cover

Forbes Africa named the Nigerian-born businessman as one of its “30 under 30” class of 2016. Bruce Whitfield interviewed Okeke.

6. ‘My 1st pay – R7 – went straight to my mom’ - famed mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane

Bruce Whitfield interviewed accomplished mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

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