Saturday, December 14 2019

The Eclectic Long Weekend

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

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Dear Cyril, here’s how to be a load-shed leader

FREE TO READ | Fed-up South Africans desperately need strong leaders to at least make the right noises

4 min read
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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
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Losing your shed over Eskom? Just make like Jabu

FREE TO READ | This is the secret to the Eskom chief’s positivity and never-say-die attitude

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Cricket SA: Graeme Smith’s to-do list

Messes the former Proteas captain needs to fix

3 min read
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Don’t even bother, Mmusi. Your ‘people’s dialogue’ will be a flop

Maimane and Mashaba’s new project is the latest of many such attempts in SA. None of them have succeeded

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read
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So you survived Jaws’ bite - now beware its vrot teeth

Local scientists explore what’s lurking in the oral cavities of great white sharks to improve antibiotics

Tanya Farber
Journalist
2 min read
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To baldly go … SA men give chiskop the chop

Thanks to state-of-the-art techniques there’s an upsurge in black men joining the renewed quest for a full head of hair

4 min read
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SA is sneezy and wheezy thanks to climate change

A national pollen and mould monitoring system has been set up in seven cities to warn sufferers

4 min read

Bookmarks: Jihadi hairstyles and bonking Hemingway

A fortnightly look at books, writers and reviews

By Andrew Donaldson
8 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

BULL’S EYE: Home is where the heartburn is

It may be big election day in Britain, but here in SA we’ve got plenty of other things to worry about

Jeremy Thomas
Journalist
4 min read
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Don’t want Christmas to be a turkey? Stay at home

FREE TO READ | And if you have to eat some bizarre concoction that your host thinks suitable for December 25, be kind

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