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

1. MTN to sell shares to black investors at a nearly 20% discount

MTN will sell shares worth R9.9 billion – a 4% stake - to black investors to meet government quotas on black ownership.

2. Saki Macozoma (Business Leadership SA) explains his open letter to Jacob Zuma

“Our country stands once more on the edge of the abyss,” says Macozoma. “The President must do something urgently…”

3. Journo who broke ‘Sars Wars; The Sequel’ story speaks to Bruce Whitfield

Marianne Thamm from the Daily Maverick was the first to break the shocking news that sent the rand into a tailspin on Tuesday.

4. Seven things you should NEVER do (if you want to be wealthy)

Do you want to be rich? Then heed this warning from Galileo Capital Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.

5. Three hottest shares to invest in right now (by Capricorn Fund Managers)

Right now, you can hardly do better than these three companies, says fund manager Matthew Auerbach.

6. 'End the war against Pravin Gordhan!' – SA academics in open letter

The Hawks – and indirectly the President – are destroying all the efforts of South Africans who are committed to make sure that poverty, inequality and unemployment is resolved,” says signatory Lumkile Mondi of the University of the Witwatersrand.

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7 things you should NEVER do (if you want to be wealthy)

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Galileo Capital Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.

'End the war against Pravin Gordhan!' – SA academics in open letter

'End the war against Pravin Gordhan!' – SA academics in open letter

Bruce Whitfield interviewed one of the signatories, Lumkile Mondi of the University of the Witwatersrand.

Saki Macozoma (Business Leadership SA) explains his open letter to Jacob Zuma

Saki Macozoma (Business Leadership SA) explains his open letter to Jacob Zuma

“Our country stands once more on the edge of the abyss,” says Macozoma. “The President must do something urgently…”

Rand falls as Hawks circles Pravin Gordhan yet again

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MTN to sell shares to black investors at a nearly 20% discount

MTN to sell shares to black investors at a nearly 20% discount

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