Saturday, June 23 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Politics is a Nazi business for the fearmongering EFF

Using a phrase borrowed from Hitler will spark fear - just the political commodity the populist party needs

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

Beware! Populists could rule SA, Motlanthe warns

Voters should pick apart what left- and right-wing populists tell them, lest they end up running the country

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
3 min read

No, Zuma was not worse than Verwoerd. But you have the right to say so

Zuma is not off the hook, but comparing him with apartheid leaders shuts down a more complex question

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

Ashwin: Get more popcorn, it's set to run and run.

Mallett, Willemse more likely to shoot each other than the breeze, but one thing's for sure: it’s good for ratings

Liam Del Carme
Journalist
3 min read

Liberty hack attack: 'South Africans should be terrified'

Experts say SA is woefully under-prepared for cyber attacks, and this is just the beginning

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read

SA is falling apart and, yes, it is your fault

We're all playing the blame game. We'd be better advised to take an unflinching look in the mirror

Justice Malala
Columnist
4 min read

Face facts: Pravin's a commie, Cyril's a union man

It’s a big ask for the economy to expect much help from two solidly ANC figures with both eyes on the election

Tony Leon
Columnist
6 min read

Kids sleep at school after fetching water all night

Villagers have now gone to court to demand municipality gives them the resource they desperately need

Matthew Savides
News editor
4 min read

'Congratulations, the land is yours again' - Just kidding

A woman whose face was used to celebrate victory for land claims is still waiting for her returned land three year later

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
3 min read

It's terrifying, the world our cops face daily

A judgment takes you deep into the Cape underworld, revealing the brutalised soul of a community

Philani Nombembe
Journalist
5 min read

The heart is a lonely hunter of pints and pals

When you are lost and alone a large sporting event is a little like Christmas when you are sad

5 min read

Fools for love: fake boyfriends fleecing South Africans

Women are handing over cash to cons at an alarming rate, and the amounts are often huge

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE

Today's cryptic crossword

It's time to put your brain to work

1 min read

Today's quick crossword

How fast can you get it done?

1 min read