Saturday, August 24 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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ANALYSIS: Cyril’s secrets show they’re all rotten, and it’ll get messier

With an equal spread of guilt in the ANC, he must back off from the Zuma-EFF cabal or risk collapsing his presidency

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read
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Finger on the pulse: meet the man charged with setting up the NHI office

Dr Nicholas Crisp has been hauled out of retirement to oversee everything. He tells us what he plans to do

4 min read
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Even Thuli joins huge outcry over doctor axed for ‘stealing’ chairs

Health department launches an urgent probe into the dismissal as a petition gets 11,000 signatures

3 min read
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A cleansed, mob-free child of Latin can, like, be hurled at window-washers

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read
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ANALYSIS: When is a rapist not a rapist? SA’s law needs to decide

Concourt has to decide whether accomplices to rape should get the same punishment as rapists

Shain Germaner
Journalist
7 min read
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Poof! goes R137m’s work into the arms deal probe. This is bad news for Zuma

The high court set aside judge Seriti’s findings and neutralised one of Zuma’s key arguments

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
3 min read
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From Limpopo village to blowing Cowell’s socks off

The 'humble' youngsters of the Ndlovu Youth Choir are taking 'America's Got Talent' by storm

3 min read

Debt-relief law would chase poor from banks to loan sharks

Capitec cuts its lending to lower-income people, opening the door to lawless operators ... or TymeBank

By Londiwe Buthelezi
1 min read
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Tiny Cape house bogged down in a swamp of red tape

Property owner says it's a model for sustainable living, but the city is unmoved and now the matter is going to trial

Tanya Farber
Journalist
2 min read
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Latino drug lord who skulked in Sandton for 14 years is nabbed at last

‘The Cuban’, who tried to buy a Russian submarine and hid in plain sight in SA, has been extradited to the US

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read

Zambezi does it when you get away to northern Zimbabwe

Escape to Wilderness Safaris Chikwenya camp, a luxurious and remote tented camp on the floodplain

By Sarah Buitendach
3 min read
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A head-to-head with cricket’s ultimate power couple

Dané van Niekerk and Marizanne Kapp aren’t like most other couples. The married pair play in the same team

Telford Vice
Journalist
3 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