Saturday, July 7 2018

The Eclectic Weekend


Will a good leader please stand up. We need you

There is no one to guide us out of the mire as global leadership descends into name-calling and race-baiting

4 min read

Health probe confirms what we already know: we're getting a bad deal

The Healthcare Market Inquiry finds consumers are deliberately disempowered over healthcare options

4 min read

Fuel price is starting to hurt everyone - a lot

And ordinary South Africans should brace themselves for even tougher times, economists warn

Leonie Wagner
4 min read

Who will lead the ANC away from the need for greed?

Jessie Duarte’s curious comment in defence of Tony Yengeni last week has raised eyebrows – and speculation

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
4 min read

Big plan to plug SA’s leaks now just a pipe dream

Trainee plumbers paid to sit at home after colleges turned them away because they have not been paid by the government

6 min read

Stop fueling around. Just vote the ANC out

Never mind the petrol hike - you can do something about the broken, bankrupted Road Accident Fund

Tom Eaton
4 min read

We can’t pretend we aren’t tainted by our past

Whether we want to believe it or not, all South Africans are affected by the country’s racially divisive history

4 min read

An Old Master pops up in the middle of Joburg

It’s not every day a 'new' Rubens goes on auction

By Graham Wood
10 min read

How sad that Siya Kolisi was SA’s Moment of the Month

Disappointing that his appointment as captain took more than 24 years into South Africa’s democracy

David Isaacson
2 min read

Up for a Darwin award? Don't worry, you won't be dar winner

If you've done a doozy this week, take consolation in contemplating how others have messed up even worse 

5 min read

A flesh perspective on poor old Columbus and bitey teachers

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
2 min read

Drink to your health? Rubbish. Juicing does you no good at all

Don’t for one nanosecond think it’s going to boost your metabolism, cleanse your insides or get rid of cellulite

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read



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