Saturday, August 17 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Yes, NHI might become corrupt ... and don’t chuck your medaid card

Health chair says you can keep your private cover, but you'll have to pay for both. Oh, and, 2026 might be optimistic

Matthew Savides
News editor
6 min read
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ANALYSIS: these 13 questions about NHI need urgent answers

It all looks good on paper, but Times Select believes there are some crucial points the government needs to clarify

7 min read
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NHI is a lovely idea, except under the ANC it’s a medical version of Eskom

You believe a broken system can be replaced with a working one by these goons? You're weapons-grade stupid

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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You’ve failed SA, judge tells Mkhwebane

The public protector has been told to personally pay up in another scathing court loss

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
3 min read
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A year ago the Boks were rank outsiders, now all bets are off

Although he has cast his selection net wide, Erasmus knows who should run out to face NZ on September 21

Liam Del Carme
Journalist
3 min read
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‘Seeing mommy in court broke me’: Zephany Nurse’s real story told at last

Abducted as a baby, she has revealed her true identity as a new book tells her astonishing story

4 min read
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Don’t criticise me, says Zuma in last-ditch bid to escape legal fees

He tells Supreme Court of Appeal it is his constitutional right to ask the state to cover his legal costs

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
3 min read
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Rubbish collection woes land Durban mayor in the bin

Provincial executive ‘redeploys’ Zandile Gumede, adding to her court battle over a dodgy solid waste tender

Orrin Singh
Journalist
3 min read
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As SA ghost frogs, dragon-like lizards vanish ...

These wonderful species are facing extinction, owing to a toxic mix of factors

Claire Keeton
Journalist
4 min read
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… so too do the majestic giants of the veld

There is a rapid, silent extinction happening in front of our eyes, says expert

Claire Keeton
Journalist
2 min read
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For God and justice: meet the cop who bust the Krugersdorp serial killers

Not even ending up in hospital with an enlarged heart could deter him from his credo: 'justice must prevail'

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
3 min read
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Africa’s richest tribe hauled to court for unpaid debt of R5.8m

The firm claims Royal Bafokeng owes it R3.45m, while another company claims R2.4m in arrears

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
3 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE

Today's cryptic crossword

It's time to put your brain to work

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Today's quick crossword

How fast can you get it done?

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