Saturday, April 7 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

'I wanted to tackle Ajay's head off his shoulders'

Man who cornered Gupta in Dubai tells of the bet that resulted in the viral video

Kyle Cowan
Journalist
4 min read

'Her life was and is always about defiance'

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life is a difficult story to tell

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
4 min read

In the navy, the knobkierie does the talking

Top naval officers allegedly in knobkierie skirmish over controversial report

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
4 min read

Want to have a baby? You'll have to wait your turn

The director at a Japanese childcare centre decides the order in which workers get married or become pregnant

By Danielle Demetriou
3 min read

Exclusive: Top secret file links govt to poachers

Leaked document exposes abalone graft claims in the fisheries department

Aron Hyman
Journalist
5 min read

Commonwealth Games: Not exactly a sceptic tank

Some say it’s a poor cousin to the Olympics, but ...

David Isaacson
Journalist
3 min read

The bottom line: Where have all the bosses gone?

Alarming walkouts at Grand Parade and Novus 

By BusinessLIVE reporters
3 min read

See how his garden grows - and, with it, his community

Meet the man who has transformed a stretch of urban wasteland into a beautiful garden

Tanya Steenkamp
Journalist
3 min read

Twas on the isle of carefree that I met him

Darrel makes his first friend on his new island home, and discovers that a friend of one is a friend of all

5 min read

Breeding flamingos in the kak - literally

Effluent from poorly maintained treatment plants in Kimberley is fouling up a crucial breeding ground

Matthew Savides
News editor
2 min read

Stuck in the middle with you: The lure of ‘escape rooms’

Find your way into the most fun entertainment you'll ever have without your phone

By Matthew Savides
4 min read

The ANC doesn't even know what it stands for any more

Unlike previous leaders, the ANC today is swayed by the loud mouths that pepper our political establishment

Justice Malala
Columnist
4 min read