Saturday, May 12 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Exclusive: How Manana wriggled out of tight spot

Back story: How ex-deputy minister negotiated with his domestic worker under a tree outside the police station

Penwell Dlamini
Journalist
10 min read

Answer honestly: Would you keep your child in a black-majority school?

White-dominant schools serve the class interests of whites and the class aspirations of blacks

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

De Lille made 'serious technical error' - analyst

But while her DA and mayoral career might be over, she is not succumbing easily, vowing to fight the party in court

Philani Nombembe
Journalist
5 min read

Why Maimane should quit

He tried to tackle privilege and racism in the DA, but he failed. Now he just gives them a black facade of legitimacy

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Self-abZorba the Geek: The night I came too early

You think your life is hell? Just try being the only person in an Athens rembetiko restaurant

5 min read

When perfectly decent nouns get a right rogering

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read

Don’t fall for ‘timely’ and ‘reasonable’ excuses

Never, ever, sign an open-ended contract for the delivery of services

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read

Taxing reasons to worry about the PIC's bad investments

Government pensioners will be fine - it's taxpayers who are exposed through weak returns and bad decisions

By Stuart Theobald
4 min read

VIPuhleeze! If your land is grabbed, blame the ANC

For the ANC private investment club, bodyguards are just as important as land reform to SA's future

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

R50 and a bottle of booze for prime land

But Julius Malema says land will be taken for free - including land with bonded houses

Jeff Wicks
Journalist
4 min read

Genocide myth busters vow to separate white from wrong

Group is out to fight ‘Swart Gevaar’ fear-mongering and debunk the idea there is a plot to kill whites in SA

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read

A dress by any other name

On the world stage with celebrities in the spotlight, a dress is never just a dress

By Charlie Gowans-Eglinton
2 min read