Saturday, December 1 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Sport FREE

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
Ideas FREE

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

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
Ideas FREE

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
News FREE

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
News FREE

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
Ideas FREE

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
World FREE

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
News FREE

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
News FREE

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

3 min read
Ideas FREE

‘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