Saturday, May 12 2018

The Eclectic Weekend


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

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

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

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
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
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
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
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