Saturday, March 3 2018

The Eclectic Weekend


Grabs will land us in even bigger trouble

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

Graeme Hosken
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
3 min read

Today's word in the hand: Cabinet

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
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

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
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

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
3 min read

Fear and clothing: Beautiful revenge of the Gucci cyborgs

A reflection on the vagaries and charms of fashion

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