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

1.

Vodacom’s CEO discusses his company’s impressive results, driven by ever-increasing data sales.

2.

Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford rubbishes reports that Government is acquiring a new R4 billion presidential jet; says it’s unaffordable.

3.

Rowan Williams, Director at Nitrogen Fund Managers, says Redefine International, RMI Holdings and Supergroup are the best investments on the JSE right now.

4.

People from Myanmar – a very poor country - are the most charitable in the world, according to the 2015 CAF World Giving Index.

5.

CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is out. Newly (re)appointed Executive Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko is in. Can he rescue MTN?

6.

Do you have a tax complaint? Is Sars providing bad service? The Tax Ombud will help you take them on, for free.

7.

The price of bread, maize, meat, chicken and veggies is – due to the drought – expected to rise sharply, just in time for Christmas.


This article first appeared on 702 : Vodacom rising... MTN struggling... the best investments on the JSE...


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