Thursday, December 19 2019

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

Wife-killer Rohde has ‘real’ shot at appeal win

Serious crimes notwithstanding, he is not a flight risk, says appeal court judge in granting bail

3 min read
News FREE

‘Haunted’ family of pit toilet victim get R1.4m

Judge cites Michael Komape’s ‘appalling’ death in filth as he turfs high court’s settlement of R12,000

By Pathu Luvhengo and Ernest Mabuza
6 min read
Ideas FREE

Degrees of separation: two very different varsities are a study in change

Contrasting graduation ceremonies at UCT and Stellenbosch offer insights into the state of education

4 min read
News FREE

The next big thing in African fashion just passed Grade 6

Enhle Gebashe is only 11, but her designs have raked in awards and are turning heads everywhere

3 min read

‘At last, someone is listening to our complaints against cop’

Couple tried Pretoria police, NPA and Ipid. Two years on, the anticorruption unit is finally taking them seriously

Shain Germaner
Journalist
4 min read

No ifs or butts – stompies are ruining photo opportunities

If you thought plastic straws were a big, big problem, then check out cigarette butts

Alex Patrick
Journalist
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

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

Getting fat? You’re a threat to future generations

People with a rising body mass index may be putting more pressure on future global food production

2 min read

How ‘Shy Kate’ suddenly came into her own

A warm and chatty interview with TV cook Mary Berry revealed just how much the duchess has grown in confidence

By Camilla Tominey
6 min read

Hey, selfie tourists, get your dumb duckfaces out of Auschwitz

Here’s some ideas to help wipe the smile off the snap-happy mob desecrating Holocaust memorials and Ground Zero

By Celia Walden
4 min read

The return of SA’s avant garde master of fashion design, Tiaan Nagel

He's back with a beautiful new store and a collection of handmade luxury and lovely fabrics

By Robyn Alexander
6 min read

Sneakers gave fashion its kick this decade

At this rate, we’ll never have to martyr ourselves in high heels again

By Bethan Holt
9 min read

Blast from the past: Mitchell machine rolls on in Sicily

Today in SA sports history: December 19

David Isaacson
Journalist
1 min read

Times Select will be in digest form until December 20.