Saturday, December 7 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

This is the corrupt, unethical and dodgy ANC – ignore it at your peril

FREE TO READ | Mo Shaik’s Zondo testimony shows again a party that has sold its soul to the highest bidder

4 min read
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Crass language chauvinism makes Afrikaans speakers their own worst enemy

FREE TO READ | In aggressively imposing their language on others, they are just shooting themselves in the foot

6 min read
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My coolth wilted at The Ivy under the gaze of a brittle maître d’

FREE TO READ | It was a dream – me and My Agent among the stars – until I heard a familiar icy voice

4 min read
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Hedgehogs may not wear red shoes, but armadillos pursuit isnt for dodo’s

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

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read

BULL’S EYE: Days of treachery and terror in the newsroom

FREE TO READ | Journalism has transformed itself since the 1970s, but certain memories tend to linger like unpleasant ...

Jeremy Thomas
Journalist
3 min read
Ideas FREE

No bunny hugger: eco activist took down big polluters with hard facts

FREE TO READ | OBITUARY | Amplats soon realised that when they got Geraldine Bennett across the table, they’d met their ...

By Chris Barron
5 min read
News FREE

Stellar flare suggests exotic new star system has been discovered

FREE TO READ | MeerKAT’s first discovery of a ‘transient source’ provides a glimpse of how stars live, evolve and die

Tanya Farber
Journalist
3 min read
News FREE

Pupils teach EC education department to walk the talk

FREE TO READ | A group of youngsters endured blisters and heat to deliver their message about the poor state of their ...

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
3 min read
Sport FREE

Premier League preview: Match-by-match facts & stats

FREE TO READ | All the essential soccer trivia you need to know ahead of round 16 from December 7-9

By Reuters
3 min read

It may not feel like it, but now is the right time to be building

FREE TO READ | Unexciting projects have exciting consequences (and cures) for economic imbalances such as unemployment

By Mark Barnes
3 min read

‘Sea of Shadows’: So real and scary you think it’s Hollywood

FREE TO READ | Doccie tells of fighting poachers to save the vaquita, an estimated 15 of which are left

Claire Keeton
Journalist
4 min read

Streetwear to swear by: Hot young labels you need to know

FREE TO READ | Mzansi is spoilt for choice with trendy local brands

By Staff reporter
1 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