Monday, March 30 2020

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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SA’s ugly virus truth: rich whites, poor blacks

We are still a nation divided, and if we don’t fight the pandemic accordingly we’re heading for disaster

4 min read
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‘Truly amazing’: the journey from Wuhan to SA

We talk to the men who led the mission to repatriate the SA citizens

Matthew Savides
News editor
5 min read
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Don’t let lockdown consume you: 10 tips to keep you going

Never in my 20+ years as a consumer journalist have I felt this helpless, but lockdown need not be that bad

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Give us this day our daily hand sanitiser made from bread

Stellies’ food department made 18 litres of sanitiser just before lockdown last Thursday. And from what? Stale bread

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
3 min read
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Pizza maestro boxes clever in valley of a thousand ills

How the Hout Bay community is coming together to assist the needy during lockdown

Claire Keeton
Journalist
3 min read

Putting the kin into giant pumpkins wins Western Cape family R75,500

At 860kg, the nameless giant has taken the SA record – even though this year’s contest had to streamed online

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

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They wrote it this week: A Holocaust love story

Extracts from diaries and letters written between March 30 and April 5

Robin Crouch
Journalist
12 min read

World in crisis, but where’s Harry? Footling in LA

The Sussexes would’ve been a huge, morale-boosting asset, but instead the Cambridges are left to go it alone

By Camilla Tominey
6 min read

Chin up and soldier on: 10 habits to improve your mental strength

Heed life’s tough lessons and force yourself to push through a challenge, says Dr Travis Bradberry

By Rebecca Deuchar
4 min read

Couch concerts: punk or opera? Livestreams give you a front-row seat

More and more artists are offering live and streamed shows so you don’t miss out on concert season

By Jo Buitendach
1 min read

Why a visionary loves looking at the back - meet McLaren’s design supremo

We chat to Rob Melville about technical sculptures, a ‘supercar in a tracksuit’, and what he has up his sleeve

By Mark Smyth
4 min read

Blast from the past: Joyi and Crous retain their titles

Today in SA sports history: March 30

David Isaacson
Journalist
1 min read