RIP BlackBerry… SA girl wins R700 000 Google prize… SABC’s fugitive advisor…

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

1. BlackBerry stops making phones

There was a time when everyone and their aunties wanted one. However, the BlackBerry era has ended.

2. Google awards 16-year-old South African girl R700 000 for her invention

The former “Money Show Kidpreneur” won the grand prize at Google’s science fair for her “fighting drought with fruit" submission.

3. 'SABC adviser at Motsoeneng briefing is a fugitive from justice in the US'

Paul Ngobeni is wanted for forgery, larceny and “ill practice of the law”, according to the Connecticut Judicial Branch website.

4. How to start a business with R20 (and no experience)

She couldn't sew, and didn't have much money, yet Fernanda Morrow created a wildly successful fashion accessory business.

5. Five things that'll change when SABMiller goes (e.g. composition of Top 40 index)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Christopher Gilmour, Analyst at the Wealth and Investment Department at Barclays.

6. Aussie restaurant Ribs & Burgers now also in South Africa

SA's seemingly crowded casual dining sector now has an Aussie competitor. Bruce Whitfield interviews a Ribs & Burgers investor.

7. Capitec Bank added 648 000 clients in past 6 months (boosting earnings by 19%)

Close to a quarter of South Africa’s banked population now uses Capitec Bank as their primary bank, according to an AMPS survey.

8. Thirteen random thoughts on living a happier, less materialistic life

Musings on living the good life right here, right now...

9. How to make your first million

Warren Ingram discusses his new book in which he shares practical ways for ordinary people to achieve financial freedom.

10. 'The worst money decision I've ever made is investing in African Bank'

A firm he helped to create invented the term "Wi-Fi". What does brand guru Jeremy Sampson believe, hope for and fear about money?

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