"When praying for rain becomes pointless – the farmer’s conundrum" - BizNews

And four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, 2 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG – The five best read stories on Alec Hogg’s, Wednesday, 2 January 2018:

1. When praying for rain becomes pointless – the farmer’s conundrum

2. Blow for Naspers as China will take time to unfreeze Tencent video games

3. BMW G310 R and GS: a pair of entry level bikes to get people riding

4. Morgan Stanley sees hope for battered EM bonds

5. Best of 2018: Cyril take note: Namibia scraps 25% BEE clause with a telling explanation is SA's fastest growing business news website. Founded by internet publishing pioneer and broadcaster Alec Hogg, it specialises in providing breaking news and expert opinion on money and investments.

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