Saturday, July 18 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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ANC and those who voted for it aren’t victims. They chose the mess SA is in

The ruin of institutions of accountability, looting SOEs, the collapse of the economy did not just ‘happen’ to us

4 min read
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Sadtu is right to stand up to Angie. Teachers’ lives also matter

The government’s callous policy of ‘acceptable losses’ must be defied and schools must close

4 min read
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This is why Motshekga will absolutely not scrap the school year

The department of basic education responds to Jonathan Jansen’s open letter to the minister

By Elijah Mhlanga
6 min read
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Julius, the cap doesn’t fit, so why are you wearing it?

The anti-capitalists have an online shop. One hopes the merch will be sold at cost and wasn’t made in China

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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‘Government is damn close to being guilty of culpable homicide’

There is increasing pressure by parents to stop contact learning until after the Covid-19 peak has passed

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
6 min read
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As Zindzi Mandela’s family reels, SA mourns a ‘special soul’

She’ll be remembered as a foot soldier who ‘picked up her mother’s banner and kept her spirit alive’

By Leonie Wagner And Iavan Pijoos
7 min read
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Lockdown has gone to the birds as newbies flock into town

Birding enthusiasts have noticed an increase in special sightings that should not really happen in Joburg

3 min read
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We stand with Ngidi on Black Lives Matter, say 31 ex-Proteas, coaches

The highly experienced group says transformation must stop being used as a scapegoat for bad performances

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Cheque mate! Yes, a firm can refuse your cash

Covid-19 aside, banks and retailers are pushing clients to go digital in SA, whether we want to or not

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Three months, three probes and still no answers on Collins Khosa’s death

Despite cops and prosecutors collaborating in investigation and three separate inquiries, there have been no arrests

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Why is Covid-19 killing so (comparatively) few in Africa?

Experts say factors such as a younger population and being behind the wave could be our saving graces

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read

A salacious plunge into artist Lucian Freud’s life of madness

William Feaver’s biography explores the youth of a man who was happy in stately homes and sordid dives

By Michele Magwood
4 min read

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