Saturday, December 1 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Bok to the future: Lessons from Man U for Rassie’s lads

Building a successful sports team is seldom done quickly, so don’t judge the Boks purely on results

Craig Ray
Journalist
4 min read

School awards evenings should be a win-win for all

There are a number of troubling aspects to these events, but we can harness their many positives

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

Despite the Gupta, Sars and VBS mess, KPMG staggers on

Auditing firm lost more than 1,000 staff members and R1bn in annual revenue following a series of botches

By Londiwe Buthelezi
2 min read

ANALYSIS: To the brave few who fought against state capture, thank you

The Zuma era is a story of the betrayal of a nation, but there were exceptional people who battled for integrity

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Season of madness: ‘Duduzane said he’d report me to daddy’

In explosive testimony, former minister Ramatlhodi said ex-Eskom boss Ngubane also threatened to report him to Zuma

Amil Umraw
Journalist
3 min read

Oh koek, there never was a leopard on my stoep!

Limpopo hospital staff are warned about a leopard in the hospital grounds that officials say is actually just a cat

Alex Patrick
Journalist
2 min read

Jingles sell, jingles sell, swindle all the way

Here’s why you can’t go shopping without hearing those ubiquitous Christmas songs as early as November

By Linda Blair
2 min read

Tracking your movements: Space-age loos check poo for disease

FitLoos will monitor bodily waste for health problems, saving valuable data that is ordinarily flushed away

By Sarah Knapton
2 min read

Scaly oaks: Not even trees are safe from criminals

It's a 'total free-for-all' as thieves take their often sophisticated enterprises to the forests

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read

Gangs are killing us, says politician sleeping in a coffin

Member of the Eastern Cape legislature is staging an unusual protest to get the attention of ministers

Philani Nombembe
Journalist
3 min read

‘Imagine 1,000 wasp stings’: An acid attack survivor’s story

Briton Katie Gee's life changed forever in a violent, excruciating moment while on holiday with a friend in Zanzibar

By Eleanor Steafel
10 min read

Walls and all: Testing the very fabric of the imagination

Martin Waller and Kit Kemp bring you a dreamy collaboration that fuses folk tales and mythology

By Mila Crewe-Brown
1 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