Saturday, January 12 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

NPA: Khwezi was ‘protected and housed’, but never paid

National Prosecuting Authority says it can find no record of payments to Zuma's rape accuser, Fezeka ‘Khwezi’ Kuzwayo

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
4 min read

Hey Woolies, you’re either morons, assholes or sociopaths

The baby carrier saga saw Woolworths caught red-handed, helping themselves to other people’s stuff

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

ANALYSIS: Why Zuma's land tweets should worry us

The former president's comeback strategy is becoming increasingly clear

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Where are you, ekse? IEC appeals to the young and the vote-less

Poor registration figures have scared the country's election body into a youth-focused awareness drive

Amil Umraw
Journalist
2 min read

Age-old promises from Cyril on the election trail in KZN

A 102-year-old was among the party's supporters who met the president on Monday

Bongani Mthethwa
Journalist
3 min read

Deadly derailment: The true cost of train track vandalism

Transport unions and economists warn that train vandals are hurting the poor the most

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
5 min read

Prayers for safe trip broken by fatal train crash

Survivors describe the scenes after three people died in a train accident in Pretoria on Tuesday

By Graeme Hosken and Belinda Pheto
4 min read

The matric results magic show: what a load of nonsense

The pass rate couldn't have been achieved without a radical shift in teaching and learning - which has not happened

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

Office life arrives early for Grade 8s at Cape Town school

A tech-oriented school that operates according to office hours is set to open in the CBD next week

Sipokazi Fokazi
Journalist
2 min read

Flea to a good home: you won’t believe why these dogs were dumped

A Durban animal rescuer has 'heard it all' after a family gave up its pets because they had fleas

Nivashni Nair
Journalist
3 min read

We know South Africans drink too much - this is why

Being single and boozing in a shebeen or nightclub are two factors linked to high alcohol consumption in SA

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read

Copycat crimes: Who gives a fake about art fraud in SA?

Warning to collectors: for heaven’s sake don’t be greedy – if it looks too good to be true, it probably is

By Graham Wood
8 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