Jamie Carr Columnist

If the legend that is Sir David Attenborough has a spare few weeks, having abandoned a career of 67 years at the BBC for the giant wallet of Netflix, he wouldn’t have to dip too far into his bag of tricks to do a piece on the SA banking sector. Cue violins for the opening scene as Abe, Ned, Stan and Finbar, who dominated the pridelands for so long, slink off into the outer extremities, their manes tattered, wounds to lick and the days of food on demand and all the mating their loins could handle now but a distant memory. Cut to the magnificence of the Captain in his pomp, like the specimen that scared the wits out of Dante in The Inferno, "with a furious hunger, as though the very air is trembling in fear of the wild beast". But then slyly slide the focus out to a group of youngsters on the periphery, too small to mount a challenge but clearly looking at the big fella and thinking: "I’ll have a bit of that." Capitec has put in another mightily assured performance for the year, stick...

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