Saturday, June 13 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Want to write about black people? Make very sure of your facts

White academics have no right to question black people’s behaviour without self-awareness, humility and caution

4 min read
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Don’t worry, kids, it’s full Marx for all on this back-to-school test

How well have you been studying at home? Let’s see how ready you are for class – or a career in politics

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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As SA’s leaders indulge their pet hates we’re failing in the Covid-19 fight

Instead of getting ready for the pandemic’s peak they're badgering smokers and hamstringing business

4 min read
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‘Don’t rule out SA’: it’s case closed on Olof Palme, but nobody’s convinced

Craig Williamson gives Times Select his take on the 34-year mystery, a take that Swedish experts find hard to believe

By Jonathan Ancer
8 min read
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If SA’s economy is to survive Covid, this is the example we Musk follow

The ANC – and the rest of us – need to get over our knee-jerk belief that entrepreneurship is a bad thing

4 min read
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Spray take note: disinfectant tunnels do more harm than good

Medics and scientists say the mist is not intended for humans and can in fact help the virus enter the body

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Spirit of Anne with an ‘e’ lives in paperless kindling of the imagination

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
2 min read
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Gorilla has ride of his life, but he’ll never know

He’s recovering with treats from his keepers after a chopper trip and a scan to find out the cause of his runny nose

Jeff Wicks
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Halal dietary practices took root in Africa 1,200 years ago

New study sheds light on African Muslims in a diverse community in Ethiopia with a cosmopolitan diet

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read
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Eagle celeb pair welcome addition to the nest

The reality show starring Roodepoort’s famous black eagles has not taken a break during lockdown

4 min read
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WATCH | What went through Tshabalala’s mind during ‘that’ 2010 goal?

The Bafana great tells us exactly how it felt to score the World Cup goal that had the whole of SA on its feet

Marc Strydom
Journalist
3 min read
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They wrote it this week: How four princesses faced the bald truth

Extracts from diaries and letters written between June 8 and June 14

Robin Crouch
Journalist
8 min read

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