Saturday, October 20 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

The other trailblazing HIV miracle that went undetected

This unsung SA surgeon has, through her persistence and courage, saved the lives of countless HIV transplant patients

By Jonathan Ancer
6 min read

What a sorry state: Going Uber and above the call of duty

Everybody seems to be apologising these days, but there’s definitely a right and a wrong way of doing it

By Tim Cohen
4 min read

What I want every SA matric to know

Top of the list is that you're much smarter than you think you are

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

William Kentridge: Echoes of ‘Woyzeck on the Highveld’

Artist’s new exhibition in Johannesburg has many interlacing threads of references and preoccupations 

By Tymon Smith
2 min read

How the grisly truth about Khashoggi 'killing' leaked

Details of the journalist's fate leak as both Turkey and Saudi Arabia struggle to control the narrative

By Josie Ensor
6 min read

My 'Handmaid' success became too much for MeToo handle

She designed the costume that has become an anti-Trump icon, but it also unlocked some unhappy memories of her own

By AFP
4 min read

'I was as good as dead': new test cases added to listeria suit

Four new cases have been added to the class action against Tiger Brands that will be in court soon 

By Wendy Knowler and Jo-Ann Floris
5 min read

German publisher hits back at SA blogger’s penned-up anger

Firm says journo broke the law by posting secretly recorded conversation about pay on Instagram

Katharine Child
Journalist
3 min read

Her house was auctioned. She fought to get it back. Now she's in jail

Falling behind with her bond has turned into a nightmare for this Joburg woman, but she refuses to stop fighting

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
2 min read

Don’t tune me about tuna - it’s an animal, not a veggie

Pescetarians please note: Oysters, shrimps, calamari, all of which come from the ocean, are classified as animals

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read

Chute to kill: Hubby 'hoped to send her hurtling to her death'

SA-born man's attempts to kill his wife were stranger than fiction, says the maker of a new documentary

By Fiona Bruce
6 min read

Melisa’s hopes may be foiled by Paralympic categories

Champ swimmer has Down Syndrome, which leaves her at a disadvantage in her intellectual impairment class

Lwandile Bhengu
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