Friday, April 27 2018

The Eclectic Long Weekend

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

Revealed: Guptas claimed another R89m in VAT

For the second time SARS has allowed a multi-million VAT repayment claimed by a Gupta firm to be given to a third party

Kyle Cowan
Journalist
4 min read

Malema is carrying on the work of apartheid's liars

The witch-hunt of two courageous journalists echoes the disinformation and horror of 30 years ago

Justice Malala
Columnist
5 min read

A teacher's greatest gift is presence

Educators and leaders must learn to communicate, through actions and words, that everyone matters

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
5 min read

DA's honeymoon is over: WCape becomes new ground zero

The Western Cape is destined to be one of the major battlegrounds as the ANC and the DA face off for control

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Bodybuilder's murder 'an underworld hit'

Boksburg athlete Tyrel Ekermans was cutting steroid deals when he 'disrespected' local syndicate boss, say sources

Aron Hyman
Journalist
3 min read

Beat, kick, burn: In SA, the mob rules unchecked

The security guard at the Chiefs-Stars clash is the latest victim of a society where no one pays the price for violence

Bareng-Batho Kortjaas
Sunday Times sports editor
4 min read

I'm goin' ta ignore Gunther, as there's good too

We may dwell on the headline-horrors of life, but there are many thousands being carefully, quietly excellent

Tom Eaton
Columnist
5 min read

Taxi bosses hail digital whizz's 'brilliant' app

Skhona Khumalo's app tells you all you need to know about catching a minibus taxi ride - and gives passengers a voice

Katharine Child
Journalist
3 min read

500,000 kids not at school, say it's 'useless'

Poor early education cited as main dropout predictor as only 85% of 16- to 18-year-olds roll up for class

By Prega Govender
3 min read

The pits: Komapes get no cash; R27bn to fix loos

Court dismisses compensation bid but orders department to fix infrastructure

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
6 min read

Field of shattered dreams

Why I won't be following my father's example and taking my children to the soccer

Matthew Savides
News editor
3 min read

Panic on the streets of Llandudno may not be such a bad thing

Cape Town may be turning on Patricia de Lille, but where would it be without her?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read

Rioters chase doctors away from dying patients

Patients left helpless as Klerksdorp’s Tshepong hospital is besieged

Katharine Child
Journalist
4 min read

On the Cape Flats, freedom means being alive

Gangsters may cause residents to live in fear, but Freedom Day is going to be celebrated anyway

Nora Shelly
Journalist
2 min read

Why I'm marching: The money I'm earning is too little

Zama Ngcobo joined the Saftu strike because she cannot afford to save for her children’s tertiary education

Bongani Mthethwa
Journalist
2 min read

Let's raise Habana high for a great player

Bryan Habana, one of his generation’s most decorated rugby players, has announced his retirement

Liam Del Carme
Journalist
3 min read