Saturday, July 6 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Waterkloof? Huh? ‘No one’ told ex-minister about Gupta flight

Ben Martins denies having prior knowledge that the Guptas planned to land at the air force base

Amil Umraw
Journalist
5 min read

This is the man accused of making the Guptas’ Waterkloof landing happen

State capture probe told that SA's former head of state protocol was the key man involved in the controversial landing

Amil Umraw
Journalist
4 min read

‘No checks and balances’, and so the Guptas just swooped in

Lack of coordination between state departments allowed family to land at Waterkloof, state capture probe hears

Amil Umraw
Journalist
4 min read

Leave my land alone, demands Zulu king

Zwelithini says he is 'shocked' that people are agitating for Ingonyana Trust land to be expropriated

4 min read

SA is a nation of whiners – it’s about time we were problem solvers

We've lost the imagination to generate ideas and transform our lives - instead we tear down statues and burn tyres

4 min read

ANALYSIS: This is how we got into this public protector mess

With Madonsela the conundrum was about bolstering her powers. Now it’s about someone who is not up to scratch

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Makhura talks tough, and his executive have their work cut out

His Gauteng state of the province address was scant on detail, but his cabinet were ordered to find solutions - fast

Zingisa Mvumvu
Journalist
4 min read

Most Cape Flats kids carry guns, knives to school. Why?

New study paints depressing picture of what it is like to be a teenager in a world of gangsters, violence and neglect

3 min read

It took a three-year fight, but at last Gems will pay for mom’s vital drug

Even so, government medical aid insists giving in to pressure is a donation, not a policy change

5 min read

What the doctor ordered: E Cape to get new medical school

Nelson Mandela University medical school, the 10th in SA, is sorely needed amid a severe doctor shortage

Mpumzi Zuzile
Journalist
3 min read

On crop of the world: Young farmers who beat the odds

They have overcome many obstacles, including losing an arm, but they're starting to make it big

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
5 min read

Taps are dry but compassion flows in Mpumalanga towns

While Rand Water punishes the municipality over an unpaid R106m, residents bear the consequences

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
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

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