Saturday, January 11 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Healthcare flatlines but ANC just plays politics

With NHI they’re forcing people back into the corrupt state system, but they haven’t a clue how to fix it

4 min read
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Zondo’s back – with just two months left to finish his work

Deputy chief justice has until the end of February to complete his hearings, but sources say he’ll ask for an extension

Amil Umraw
Journalist
3 min read
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Watt now? The experts weigh in on Eskom’s new boss

As André de Ruyter slips into the hot seat, they say he must deal with load-shedding first, then staff morale

Mpumzi Zuzile
Journalist
4 min read
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Fit for purpose: don’t get sick of these 2020 health trends

From apps to sobriety, these are the bandwagons we’re most likely to hitch our health hopes to this year

Claire Keeton
Journalist
4 min read
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Crystal balls-up: SA’s 2020 is full of bad Juju

When it comes to SA politics, the stars are everything but aligned, and astrologers’ charts get a little foggy

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Overcrowded school still makes plenty of room for As

With the help of their dedicated teacher, pupils at the Gauteng school bagged distinctions against the odds

Belinda Pheto
Journalist
4 min read
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The good news first: SA isn’t as doomed as you think

When thinking about SA’s future, keep in mind that humans are neurologically wired to be negative

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read
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Trio punished for trying to save lion, cheetah cubs. Appeal judge outraged

Judge slams Free State permit system and lambastes its officials for putting baby animals’ lives at risk

Shain Germaner
Journalist
5 min read

Juicing up your blood won’t bring you nirvana

Let’s face facts. Liquidised or ‘detox’ foods don’t actually remove toxins from your body

By Andrea Burgener
3 min read
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We’re leaving SA, say holiday makers after rock attack

Six youngsters attack visitors at Eastern Cape tourism hot spot, and even hurl rocks at their helicopter

By Malibongwe Dayimani
3 min read
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Hell is people looking for heaven, or so I thought

At a midnight mass after a lifetime of avoiding church, I got a glimpse of what the point of it is

5 min read
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Chuckling clams are lucky, whatever their lotto in life

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
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