Saturday, June 20 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Lessons for children of the pandemic from children of the protests

Their enemies are of a different time and form. But the 1976 generation can teach a lot about leading and succeeding

4 min read
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Stale old platitudes won’t stop men killing women. We need radical ideas

SA has done wonders fighting coronavirus, but it has only thrown money and excuses at its femicide crisis

4 min read
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The Covid command council must really hate their cousins and in-laws

Why else are we being barred from seeing one person we can trust but allowed to see dozens we can’t?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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VBS Mutual Bank ‘looters’: theft on a staggering new level

Money laundering, theft, fraud, corruption – the list is long. We break down the allegations against the former execs

By Sipho Masondo
5 min read
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OPINION | SA’s Covid plan has become a deadly free-for-all

Government’s early-lockdown precision has vanished, as it appears to have abandoned its responsibility to lead

By Sthembile Cele
3 min read
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Doctors prepare to prescribe Covid-19 ‘miracle’ drug to save SA lives

Government is seeking information on available supplies for SA and the rest of the continent

Tanya Farber
Journalist
2 min read
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Painted wolves safe at last in luxurious new home

A free-roaming pack of African wild dogs has been safely relocated in Limpopo, boosting their survival chances

Paul Ash
Journalist
2 min read
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Murdered Sibongiseni Gabada had so much to offer

As they bid her farewell, family and friends share happy memories of a well-loved and resourceful woman

2 min read
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Elsa Joubert’s last journey: her sad chat with son

Nico Steytler talks about growing up with the ‘Poppie Nongena’ author – an ‘intellectual sparring partner’

Leonie Wagner
Journalist
4 min read

Do dolphins really love us as much as we think? Don’t be fooled

Is there any reason to think dolphins and humans have a special bond? Sure, but it might not be a friendly one

By Justin Gregg
14 min read
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It’s extreme when even Canadians aren’t plussed by an icy hybrid

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
4 min read
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They wrote it this week: Two drooping stars, one plastic surgeon. Oh dear

Extracts from diaries and letters written between June 15 and June 21

Robin Crouch
Journalist
10 min read

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