Saturday, June 15 2019

The Eclectic Long Weekend


So long, Bathabile Dlamini, you will be missed ... by no one

The most notorious of the cabinet discards has left the building, but true to form, she isn't going quietly

Tom Eaton
3 min read

Cyril is in all-out war with the Zuma faction, and he’s losing

The Zuma crowd and EFF will use the land and Reserve Bank issues to get rid of the president

4 min read

Bone up with a pro for that perfect Father’s Day steak

Rare or well done, get some tips on how to prepare your cuts from one of SA's best butchers

By Gwen Sparks
3 min read

Dada, talk to the baba – the yada yada is too good to pass up

Speech therapist says baby talk is cute, but adults should also have ‘normal’ conversations with babies

3 min read

Rural town has huge success in Aids fight. How did it manage it?

Eshowe in KZN has reached the UN’s 90-90-90 goals a year ahead of schedule

3 min read

BULL’S EYE: The short end of a long stick

Legend says that beyond hubris lies one’s nemesis. Mine met me with a flying headbutt - but there is reason for optimism

By Jeremy Thomas
3 min read

Malkovich to play Weinstein, and to hell with the chattering classes

Upsetting people is the point of theatre, he says as he prepares to stage the Harvey Weinstein story for laughs

By Dominic Cavendish
8 min read

Two laptops for 1,000 pupils – how’s that for a smart school!

The multimillion-rand ‘smart school’ has no library, no laboratories and no walkways

Mpumzi Zuzile
2 min read

Pour state of affairs: Deciding the spoils at a wet World Cup

As cricket tries to keep the tournament's integrity dry, games are going unsatisfyingly unwon and unlost

Telford Vice
6 min read

Fear and clothing: Praise be to Season 3, says Kylie Jenner

A weekly reverie on the vagaries and charms of fashion

2 min read

‘Free the Nipple’ just makes feminists look like a bunch of boobs

It is a gigantic waste of time that only exists in the infantile universe of social media

By Celia Walden
4 min read

A male survivor: How can you call it ‘work’ when you could be killed?

Cheated by his pimp, beaten and raped by a cop and contracting HIV - Zola Ncapayi's journey has been hard

Tanya Farber
9 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