Marc Hasenfuss Editor-at-large

I hope readers enjoy Ann Crotty’s cover story on African Phoenix (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/investors-monthly/2019-10-31-african-phoenix-vs-albie-cilliers-its-a-david-versus-goliath-battle/) as much as I did. I’ve always rooted for the underdog, something that was probably welded into my psyche as a schoolboy in Uitenhage when I was a passionate supporter of the Eastern Province (EP) thugby, I mean rugby, team.

But it’s rare to see shareholders tackle corporations head-on in the fashion of the fearless EP centre Dennis Campher, or ruck for value with the vigour of the most underrated loose forward of all time, Pote Human.

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