Saturday, October 6 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Pot luck: All fired up for SA’s first official giggle juice

Beer made with cannabis? Well why the heck not ... and Durban bigwigs are piling in with the investment

By Nick Hedley
2 min read

Ferdi Boer: It takes vision to hit a cricket ball you can’t see

Not even AB de Villiers has hit 200 in a T20 game, but a blind South African has accomplished the amazing feat

Telford Vice
Journalist
5 min read

Mom's agony: Do I give my baby my HIV or do I watch her die?

Read on to find out how this risk-fraught liver transplant went, and what it means for the future of such surgery in SA

Katharine Child
Journalist
4 min read

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma demands to know: Did Khwezi get paid for rape evidence?

His lawyers have asked or information on 'any' payments to his rape accuser - a request the NPA has rejected

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
6 min read

Springs Monster’s ex is everything I want, says his cousin

New love gushes about their future life after judge sends child abuser away for 35 years

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
4 min read

A power-drunk Zuma and those Gupta meetings: Nene lets rip

He gives Zondo an eye-opening account of what it was like being a minister in the era of state capture

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Artist wires up unique ride for matric dance

A street artist crafted a perfectly roadworthy wire car for a matric couple. Now he's also on the road to success

Kgaugelo Masweneng
Journalist
5 min read

Spring-Summer 2019: Girls who are boys who are girls

From New York to Paris to Milan the divide between women’s wear and men’s wear grows ever thinner 

By Keneilwe Pule
3 min read

Kavanaugh is unfit to be a US Supreme Court judge. I should know

My sinister brush with him revealed just how low he's prepared to go to serve his own, selfish ends

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
7 min read

Your phone may be the first to know you're going gaga

The way you use your device signals the onset of dementia long before any doctor's test can

By Anita Singh
2 min read

The mystery of the missing Sassa evidence

Cops investigate after documents needed to prove syndicate was operating go missing from safe, locked drawers

Aron Hyman
Journalist
2 min read

... and two case files of Sassa's corruption chaos

In both cases, the vanished files would have proved or disproved whether a crime indeed took place

Aron Hyman
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