Saturday, November 16 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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SAA is stuck in a desperate catch-22. Does it have any options left?

FREE TO READ | A national strike may cause its collapse, but failure to reform and shed jobs could spell its end

Jeff Wicks
Journalist
4 min read
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Why the DA will go back to the future as it chooses its leader

FREE TO READ | The race is between a black and a white candidate, and there’s little doubt over which of them will win

Aphiwe Deklerk
Journalist
2 min read
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Dad gives kid’s classic car to loan shark. Uh-oh

FREE TO READ | The 1936 Model Ford is yet to be returned despite a court order in the dad’s favour

Shain Germaner
Journalist
3 min read
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‘Yes, I raped my daughter, but it wasn’t so bad.’ High Court disagrees

FREE TO READ | Judges throw out appeal of dad who spent seven years grooming and raping his daughter

Shain Germaner
Journalist
3 min read
Ideas FREE

Race and kids 101: how to raise them to save SA

FREE TO READ | There are basic rules for raising them as competent and compassionate citizens in troubled times

4 min read
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Face to face with the science behind the Sutherland skeletons

FREE TO READ | Meet the biomedical engineer for whom the digital recreation of their faces became a ‘spiritual’ ...

Tanya Farber
Journalist
3 min read

What’s the difference between phlegm and salad dressing?

FREE TO READ | Why cough up for awful store-bought concoctions? You’re better off making it yourself, and it’s so easy

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read

Using your loaf: If I can learn how to bake bread, anyone can

FREE TO READ | Baking wholesome, fresh bread is not as difficult or complicated as it may seem

By Sanet Oberholzer
2 min read

Wild things, I think I love you

FREE TO READ | Magical Makgadikgadi and Meno A Kwena, Botswana

By Alison Foat
3 min read
Sport FREE

On the last leg the rawness of Siya’s roar was still real

FREE TO READ | Cape Town gave its raucous approval but the homeless, addicted and poor will not be saved by a cup win

Telford Vice
Journalist
4 min read
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Huge tender decided in under two hours. Do we smell something fishy?

Probe reveals shockingly speedy award by E Cape council, and millions wasted on IT system that doesn’t work

Mpumzi Zuzile
Journalist
4 min read

BULL’S EYE: If Jack Reacher was a precious metal ...

FREE TO READ | He would say nothing about platinum – the otherworldly element’s performance speaks for itself

Jeremy Thomas
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