"AMCU no show haunts Joburg's 2013 Mining Lekgotla" - Alec Hogg's

And the other best read stories on the website this week...

The best read stories on in the week ended Friday 30 August.

Dave King settles with SARS, agrees to pay R706m for income tax liability: The end of a 15 year saga between SA's best known tax fugitive and the SA Revenue Services.

Advtech is double the size with 5 times the profit, but only worth half of Curro. Why?: An investment story that captured our community's attention. Perhaps because Curro is such a popular share.

Joffe: Bidvest has war chest of over R14bn, twinkle in his eye at mention of Natie Kirsh's Jetro: Context and an interview with SA's most celebrated entrepreneur. Joffe is always great value.

The journo and the whistleblower: A decade later revealing what the Rand Commission should actually have told South Africa about the currency's collapse in 2001/2. 

The flourishing members of business's second chance at life club: My debut Undictated column for Business Day looks at how people change after facing down the Grim Reaper

The ghost of the no show AMCU haunts Joburg's 2013 Mining Lekgotla: As mentioned above, I spent two days at the event. The ghost of the absent new trade union was everywhere

Knott-Craig opens up on Please Call Me court case: The founder and former CEO of Vodacom has been pilloried in the media. He gave his perspective in this interview. 

Unrecognised Industrial Action of smokers "go slow strike": An interesting blog by a CEO who took a rather un-PC look at what smoker's are costing companies - it's like a "go slow".

Some of my best friends are feminists, but don't put them in a room together: A part tongue-in-cheek, part serious look at the burn the bra brigade by our young blogger Jes Edgson.

First 25 000 links in Knott-Craig's dream of connecting every African: The other Alan K-C who has dusted himself off after the Mxit matter, now dedicating himself to worthiest of causes

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