Saturday, March 3 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S TIMES SELECT CURATED FOR YOU

Grabs will land us in even bigger trouble

Analysts warn land expropriation without compensation will lead to huge investment losses

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read

The night careers were sent to sleep with the fishes

A new Family takes charge as South Africa tries to become a legitimate business

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

Today's word in the hand: Cabinet

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
2 min read

INSIDE THE RESHUFFLE: There was method behind the madness

It's not Cyril Ramaphosa's dream team yet - but don't give up on the dream too soon

Qaanitah Hunter
Journalist
4 min read

The great store card fee racket: You’re being ripped off

National Credit Regulator says it’s illegal

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read

Neighbour turning on neighbour in Cape drought

For multi-millionaire businessman Ragi Moonsamy, moving from the hood has come with its challenges

Nashira Davids
Journalist
2 min read

Why US sports yank South Africans' chains

Baseball made America make sense to me - up to a point because I’m thoroughly South African about the rest of US sport

By Telford Vice
6 min read

Video star is alive and well and living in Joburg

Joburg's Video Spot proves that browsing real shelves is still a thing for hardcore lovers of film and TV

Shanthini Naidoo
Journalist
3 min read

WW2 was for the birds: The secret missions of pigeons

Intelligence agents came in many forms during the war

By Gordon Corera
6 min read

'I want a divorce - and I'm taking the eggs'

It's a good idea to have an antenuptial contract to decide the 'custody' of egg cells and sperm, say family law experts

Nivashni Nair
Journalist
3 min read

Fear and clothing: Beautiful revenge of the Gucci cyborgs

A reflection on the vagaries and charms of fashion

Aspasia Karras
Columnist
3 min read

Rape, beating and murder of women in fiction must stop

Too many guilty of falling blindly into those old clichés

By Andrew Donaldson
5 min read