Monday, December 9 2019

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Can Cyril fix the Zuma rot? The doubts mount

FREE TO READ | He’s had long enough to tackle those bent on ruining reform – now the ratings agencies smell blood

4 min read

Is he Havana laugh? Zuma ‘too ill’ for Zondo

Former president says he’s in a Cuban hospital, as the deputy chief justice’s finger hovers over a subpoena

Karyn Maughan
Journalist
2 min read
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A right-wing terror cell, say Hawks. Amateurs, say analysts

FREE TO READ | The cops insist an arrested pair are part of a dangerous group plotting to attack key points

Shain Germaner
Journalist
4 min read

Heart doctor takes R1m beating after unfairly firing protégé

The mentor threatened and fired the young cardiologist when he heard rumours that he was job-hunting

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
2 min read

Landlocked yacht club says its sailors can’t get to the sea

After a legal battle over its lease the Mossel Bay club says its development programme is now stuck in a field

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
2 min read

A Whopper to a whimper: why Burger King bombed in SA

Grand Parade Investment's management capabilities and over-optimism at root of the failure, say analysts

By Ntando Thukwana
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

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

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Thou shalt not mislead customers. Even a bit

FREE TO READ | The onus is on the company to make sure that the product is what it says on the box

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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They wrote it this week: Trump’s bump dump

FREE TO READ | Extracts from diaries and letters written between December 9 and December 15

Robin Crouch
Journalist
9 min read

A party pooper poo-poos popping pills

What happened to eating a wholesome, healthy diet, cutting out the nonsense and exercising regularly?

By Devlin Brown
1 min read

Cutting out eggs and red meat is not clever in the long run

Vegans could be upping dementia risk by avoiding fats

By Sarah Knapton
2 min read

Nik’s knack for making all ages think he’s funny

Rabinowitz in full bloom in his latest side-splitting show

Claire Keeton
Journalist
1 min read

Blasts from the past: Aussies grind SA in timeless Test

Today in SA sports history: December 9

David Isaacson
Journalist
1 min read

Times Select will be in digest form through the festive season.