Saturday, August 1 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The ANC is a grotesque failure. When will SA say ‘enough’?

There is something this administration knows about its citizens: they are either gullible or just plain dumb

4 min read
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The ANC has turned us into happy criminals, just like its cadres

Recent state decisions have seen law-abiding citizens become at home with breaking the law, and why not?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Cyril has squandered the main thing he needs to fight Covid – our trust

The government’s non-science-based decisions are nonsensical and have cost it public trust

4 min read
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SPECIAL FOCUS | Six months into the pandemic, this is what we know

At last a true picture of Covid-19’s effects on different organs and its tactics for spreading has begun to emerge

Tanya Farber
Journalist
7 min read
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It’s a giant fail for E Cape lockdown school feeding plan

Only 38,594 pupils arrived to collect food, while the feeding scheme is supposed to feed almost 1.6 million

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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ANALYSIS | Gauteng tackled its PPE scandal. Now for the rest of SA

Amid the looting linked to Covid-19 cash, at least the province has acted quickly against the dodgy tender

Aphiwe Deklerk
Journalist
3 min read
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Ou toppies are alright. It’s the kids we should worry about

The elderly are more resilient emotionally than their younger counterparts, surveys find

2 min read
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Keep your payments on track to keep track of your car

Some tracking companies will still recover a client’s car when they are in arrears, but the cost can be prohibitive

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Bloom and bust: SA advocate snares international flower thief

US wildlife agency lauds Aradhana Heeramun for helping to bringing slippery plant trafficker to book

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
2 min read
World FREE

We’re ready to put people on Mars. Guess what’s ruining everything

As Nasa launches its Perseverance rover, a human visit is entirely possible. As usual, politics is spoiling plans

By AFP
4 min read
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Lockdown an ass? Build a donkey dining room

The owner of an Overberg padstal has created a much-talked-about shelter for his four-legged lodgers

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
2 min read
Sport FREE

Boks may need seven-week build-up before springing into combat

If SA make it to New Zealand, the team will probably have to be bolstered to lessen individual workloads

Liam Del Carme
Journalist
2 min read

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