Saturday, February 9 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Driehoek: How, with whatever they could grab, hero dads saved trapped kids

Local journalist tells the heroic story of a community who pulled together as an unspeakable tragedy unfolded

By Staff reporter
1 min read
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REVEALED: Inside the Hawks’ Bosasa probe

The back story of the Hawks' strategy in arrest of Agrizzi and co. PLUS what they know so far

By Graeme Hosken, Gareth Wilson and Angela Daniels
6 min read
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A tale of two visas

It was the best of times and it was the worst of times ...

6 min read
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Wanna live like an alien? That’s R50k ... to rent

Joburg's famous 'UFO' house is up for rent, but only serious bidders need apply

Alex Patrick
Journalist
3 min read

Silver hair makes a hue-turn to youthfulness

Silver has been declared the hair colour of 2019, and everyone should embrace it

By Zola Zingithwa
2 min read
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Super 6 who scored for both Bucs and Amakhosi in derbies

Many players have featured for both clubs but there is a unique band of who have scored in the derby for both

Mark Gleeson
Soccer writer
5 min read
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Roots of the problem: how safe is your traditional medicine?

New study on wild garlic red-flags potential danger and says far more rigorous testing is needed

Tanya Farber
Journalist
2 min read
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Art and editors managed fine before this rotten egg was laid

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
4 min read

No one wants to say Woolies has a R21bn write-off, but ...

Third CEO in four years abandons his post at troubled Aussie retail chain David Jones, and the rot is still there

By Ann Crotty
1 min read
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Pigcasso oinks a timely deal

SA's painting porker is the first non-human to be commissioned by Swatch

2 min read
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Who knew? Why I married for the first time at 50

When the actress ties the knot for the first time, I will know how she feels

By Lucy Cavendish
6 min read
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A to Zzzzz ... the unusual secrets of how we get to sleep

Everyone has their own bed-time rituals

By Daily Telegraph
6 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