Saturday, June 1 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

ANALYSIS: Russians nuked Zuma’s hopes for a political comeback

There is still some support for him in other strategic places, but that will soon fade for the former Teflon man

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

The Cat? What cat? I give you Schrödinger’s Politician

All the cabinet winners and losers pale into insignificance next to Patricia de Lille

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

When we let religion into public institutions, we play with fire

These spaces must remain open to all without the coercion, direct or indirect, of the Christian majority

4 min read

Free-to-air TV sport ‘will kill pro rugby in five years’

SA Rugby and Boxing SA say forcing them to give up exclusivity rights would sound the death knell for their codes

3 min read
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For 13 years they yearned for a baby. Then came the medical miracle

The fertility procedure is a medical breakthrough not only for the couple but for SA too

3 min read

Yes, there are still reasons to be cheerful about SA

A man who knows more than most about the many anti-corruption probes gives us his opinions

By Giulietta Talevi
4 min read

SA’s cancer-fighting sea sponges give researchers endless work

They kill good cells with the bad, so finding the right delivery agent is crucial

Tanya Farber
Journalist
4 min read

Here’s some Streep to help you through your winter strep

These are the Showmax shows coming in June and July

By Kevin Kriedemann
7 min read

Dullstroom shines up SA’s brightest Comrades hopefuls

The Mpumalanga town is perfectly positioned for the training of world-beaters. We paid it a visit

6 min read

Rush of blood: drones are a transfusion ‘game changer’

Blood service launches project to get lifesaving fluid to remote rural areas much faster than before

2 min read

Get to know some scaly characters, or you’ll miss the good guys

Saving the oceans starts with getting educated

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read

To all tents and purposes, you could call this camping

Thornybush’s new tented camp Saseka takes glamping to new heights

By Julia Freemantle
2 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