Saturday, October 19 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Sport FREE

No Faffing about: It’s time for Boks to lock in their best plays

Here are five things Rassie's men can improve on or implement in the World Cup knockout stage

4 min read
Ideas FREE

Fear not, SA, the state capture rogues are finally landing in the Dudu

Zuma and son, Myeni, Gumede, the Guptas ... the net is falling around very dodgy people

4 min read
Ideas FREE

The Afrikaans debate was not about language, but keeping baasskap alive

Thankfully, Afrikaans youth know the world has changed and accept the Stellenbosch Varsity ruling

5 min read
News FREE

Promises, shifting allegiances stir up DA race to replace Selfe

The leader of the party’s most influential province has already made a commitment to one candidate

Aphiwe Deklerk
Journalist
4 min read

Fugard classic stirs the ghouls of apartheid that still haunt us

Heart-rendingly personal, as well as political, the play is as searingly relevant as when it was written 50 years ago

Claire Keeton
Journalist
3 min read
News FREE

‘The monster is gone’: Cheers as Dros rapist is jailed for life

As Nicholas Ninow’s family shed tears, the public gallery erupted in celebration and song

3 min read
Ideas FREE

They wrote it this week: Sodom and some horror, and Masekela’s magic

Extracts from diaries and letters written between October 14 and October 20

Robin Crouch
Journalist
7 min read
Ideas FREE

Lewis Hamilton’s hypocrisy revs into gas-spurting high speed

It’s possible, for example, that he was told F1 cars are powered by the laughter of newborn babies

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

The housing market is hot, but would you invest in it?

A smart fund manager would consider putting together a listed fund with varied types of residential assets

By Alistair Anderson
1 min read

Spear me the thought of canned asparagus

Try this method with the fresh, seasonal kind instead

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read

Bookmarks: What the lady-in-waiting saw

A fortnightly look at books, writers and reviews

By Andrew Donaldson
8 min read
News FREE

Medaid madness: This is how they splash your cash

I slogged through the Council for Medical Schemes’ annual report, and what I found was shocking

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 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