Saturday, November 9 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The Bok win won’t fix Eskom or sway Moody’s – it did something bigger

FREE TO READ | It brought together a demoralised people across lines of race, class, religion and culture

4 min read
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SA couple undie pressure after Faf’s broek broke the internet

FREE TO READ | SA flag briefs’ creators stunned by sensation sparked by barely covered Bok flyhalf greeting Harry

Alex Patrick
Journalist
2 min read
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Hamba mamba, don’t bother us – we’re watching the Boks

FREE TO READ | With a deadly snake in the house and the final on, there was only one option for teens and snake catcher

Nivashni Nair
Journalist
1 min read
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Cyril must make like the Boks and show some spine to fix SA

FREE TO READ | His team wasted the chance to effect change after Zuma. Now they have 18 months or we’re junk again

4 min read
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Botswana, Africa’s diamond, is losing its lustre

FREE TO READ | A disputed election outcome is among the challenges threatening the country’s miracle

5 min read

BULL’S EYE: It pays to know your boss from your elbow

FREE TO READ | Much as we like to take the mickey out of self-important managers, they really are kind of useful

Jeremy Thomas
Journalist
3 min read
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Sheep-shearers aim for SA sports award ... at a fast clip

FREE TO READ | We’re the best baa none, say shearers joining rugby and netball stars for the SA Sports Awards

By Maggie Connolly
3 min read
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Daughter of drowned domestic worker takes fight to ConCourt

FREE TO READ | The law kept compensation out of the struggling family’s reach, but a ruling has set the wheels of ...

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
2 min read

Library revamp: Come in, come in, are you reading me?

FREE TO READ | Design duo throw the book at a dowdy old school library, shaking off the dust with a bold makeover

By Mila Crewe-Brown
2 min read
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Little snake in a hat makes a slow but egregious spiral into a poet’s heart

FREE TO READ | A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read
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Jellyfish may be a global solution to plastic pollution

FREE TO READ | Its mucus is key in the microplastics battle, and will hopefully clean up the creature’s image as well

By Claudia Stagoff-Belfort
2 min read

Deep in the doodle: Scrawl on the wall of a pub worth $5m

FREE TO READ | Yoshimoto Nara won’t cash in on his drunken scribbling outside the loos of a New York bar a decade ago

By Tymon Smith
2 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