Saturday, February 8 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Poor Zuma and his awful case of Shaik Syndrome. At least he’s still alive

We may be a dubious about his sick note, but don’t be surprised if he finally succumbs to many years on a golf course

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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Zuma sick? More like a case of Stalingrad-itis, says the state

Ex-president’s defence says he had two major surgeries in January, but court has seen no record of them

Nivashni Nair
Journalist
2 min read
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At least coronavirus has done one good thing – it could save the pangolin

If the virus is found to have indeed come from pangolins, it will rescue the world’s most trafficked animal

Alex Patrick
Journalist
4 min read
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Come on Cyril! FW did it, Mantashe has just done it. You can do it too

Defying party policy is harder than ever in SA, but sometimes necessity demands it. Don’t hold your breath, though

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read
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I’m terrified for my life, says main witness against Lesotho PM’s wife

The woman was also shot when PM’s first wife was killed, and has fled to SA for her own safety

2 min read
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‘Where’s-my-cheese’ pizzeria shooting suspect gives himself in, gets bail

Following a viral video, insurance executive Zain Trook has also been suspended from his job

Shain Germaner
Journalist
3 min read

Investment: Mr Price is right for when times are tight

As higher income groups feel the pressure for austerity, so the choice becomes to buy less or buy cheaper

By Sekgabo Molelekoa
1 min read

Bookmarks: A paddle in the shallow end of sex history

A fortnightly look at books, writers, and reviews

By Andrew Donaldson
10 min read

Just like your gut, your skin needs little goggas to thrive

SA’s award-winning biotech skincare brand Esse uses bacteria to bring your complexion back to life

By Gary Cotterell
4 min read
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Somewhere beyond the sea you may one day see Yoshi, happy and free

We all have to break loose and find our own adventures. Let’s hope we’re as successful as this turtle

5 min read

Know which wine to choose? If not, here’s where to go

The 2020 SA Wine and Cellar Classification or the ‘Top Wine SA’ guide by Mike Froud are at your service

By Michael Fridjhon
3 min read
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Frazzle-free De Kock and Bavuma give SA its spine back

There’s something about new starts that can be intoxicating and blinding at the same time

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