Saturday, May 30 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Shaiking off his shackles, Zuma’s pal is free and ready to splab all

Freed after a decade on medical parole, he tells Times Select about his new life and the memoirs he’s writing

3 min read
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Lord help us: ministers clear as mud on church gatherings

They offer an astonishing variety of answers to questions about religious events and cluster outbreaks

By Sthembile Cele
2 min read
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Faith in lockdown flies out the window when churches reopen

Tuesday’s decision makes it almost impossible to justify the other lockdown rules

Matthew Savides
News editor
3 min read
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Beware, SA: bid to eject Prof Gray is a witch-hunt

We aren’t throwing people out of windows Russian-style, but we may just have been set on this horrific path

4 min read
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Why it’s vital to defend voices like Prof Gray’s

It’s all too easy for SA to fall back into the repressive ways of apartheid. It’s up to us to stop it happening

4 min read
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Cashier awarded R75k over customer’s race slur loses it in court

CCMA ruled in her favour in k-word case, but her arguments come undone on appeal in labour court

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
2 min read
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A quick prayer, no more: ‘Aids taught us how to handle Covid deaths’

A funeral home owner explains how one pandemic’s lessons in dying and dignity readied them for another

By Zimasa Matiwane
3 min read
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Your dog can be groomed, but forget about a ribbon

Stop tearing your hair out if your pets are looking disastrous. They can be neatened up ... with conditions

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
3 min read
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How to use a divine allegator skin against an unconvicted orchid snatcher

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
5 min read

From the Mother City to Ibiza, here’s a watching brief for the weekend

If it’s millennial life in Cape Town, men after meaning, or Spanish club life you want, these series have it covered

By Tymon Smith
2 min read

Gourmetless and gatvol? These venues are keeping the wolf away

These Cape eateries are pulling out all the stops with packages filled with goodies you can enjoy at home

By Sanet Oberholzer
3 min read

From sleep to a bit of la petite mort: the unexpected joys of lockdown

As level 3 looms, we look back at the good things that have come from being stuck at home

By Yolisa Mkele
3 min read

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