Saturday, July 14 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Gordhan: I wasn't being racist when I fired Transnet director

Minister says Seth Radebe’s actions – or perhaps rather inaction – amounted to 'dereliction' and were 'indefensible'

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
3 min read

Don’t get caught noodling, nab a forty-fying hnaffezan

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read

Education: More a bulldozer than a great leveler

In SA, if you have no money you have no say in the education of your children and thus their future success

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

Nick Cave, the woman next door and me: We've all been there and back

If you can’t connect as a person to another person, what other real connecting can there be?

6 min read

Why SA's future belongs to Malema, not Cyril

The EFF chief is riding a global wave of populism that's turning leaders like Ramaphosa into has-beens

Justice Malala
Columnist
4 min read

Lekota: It's a myth that whites were given land for free

An emotional COPE leader gives Times Select his take on the land expropriation debate

Penwell Dlamini
Journalist
5 min read

Never mind the charges, why was Zuma in chains?

Duduzane Zuma arrived at his first court appearance for corruption, but all everyone was interested in was his shackles

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
3 min read

There’s no ‘I’ and only two eyes when this team runs

Having a good pair of extra eyes is only half the battle won if you’re a blind athlete

Leonie Wagner
Journalist
4 min read

'We never expected anything like this to happen': July car bomb pair

Two Bloemfontein friends were shocked to find a bomb on the undercarriage of their car as they left the Durban July

Jeff Wicks
Journalist
2 min read

Jail's short on Krejcir comforts, and Radovan's bawling about it

From a soft mattress to cold 'African' food, mobster whines that the authorities are trying to 'kill me'

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
5 min read

How Kevin Anderson destroyed the Wimbledon script

Anderson has rapaciously changed his fitness regime, his outlook and his coach in the past 12 months

Craig Ray
Journalist
4 min read

Treasury fingered as the real fiend behind roads slowdown

Sanral CEO says Treasury's procurement regulations have allowed armed vigilante groups to run riot

By Giulietta Talevi
4 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