Saturday, January 26 2019

The Eclectic Weekend


It was going so well ... until Marais threw FF+ deep in the brown stuff

All the FF+ had to do was find a brown man called Pieter or Peter. What could go wrong?

Tom Eaton
3 min read

How many head-on car crashes at 60km/h can one player take?

What Pat Lambie has shown is that he was well informed and wise when it came to his own health

Craig Ray
3 min read

He wanted to kill all white people. Then he had a life-changing ordeal

Former EFF youth wing member's punishment for racism was to work in a white squatter camp. It was an eye-opener

Belinda Pheto
6 min read

Our gadget-verskrik minister needs to fix schools before buying iPads

When kids still drown in pit latrines, and classrooms are filled with 100 pupils, hi-tech gadgets are not a priority

4 min read

Capture: ‘We dug a hole, burnt the evidence and then faked a server crash’

Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi testifies how he and his colleagues literally buried evidence

Amil Umraw
2 min read

‘There are squatters in my flat.’ How to avoid this woman’s horror story

Only after buying the property did she discover that the tenants hadn’t paid rent to the previous owner

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

My amazing fiancé and I would lie in bed ... and boy, did he lie

What is it like being in a relationship with a compulsive liar? Here is a woman who knows all too well

By Charlotte Lytton
6 min read

‘They're killers’: Why I won’t help a white beggar

A Durban marketing boss disrupted the rainbow nation when he spurned a beggar for being white

Jeff Wicks
3 min read

Why old piles of rocks are the next big thing on SA’s heritage trail

SA's mysterious fish traps are finally getting the recognition they deserve

Bobby Jordan
4 min read

Baffled by Brexit? Aren’t we all? Here’s a guide to what is really going on

With parliament and the major parties still hopelessly split, it's anyone's guess which will be the last plan standing

By The Daily Telegraph
7 min read

Steinhoff: New R4.6bn claim chucks a spanner in the works

Dispute could delay the publication of the group’s financial statements, which were expected by April 18

By Nick Hedley
2 min read

If you’re broke, don’t try to fix it by borrowing

The real problem is the habit-forming nature of the debt drug, and the angst that it’ll give you

By Mark Barnes
4 min read



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