Saturday, September 19 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

A man, an octopus and lessons for our corona lives

If this brilliant doccie is not about resilience in the face of great odds, then the message is lost upon us

4 min read
Ideas FREE

We need a flesh take on a name labivores won’t have a beef with

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Who needs Chiefs when we have the ANC’s own goals for comic relief?

Take the party’s Zim flight of fancy, a tragicomedy that would shock even the most banana of republics

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
Ideas FREE

The post-Madiba generation is fumbling the baton

That we’ve been retiring when it’s our turn to step up is not hard to understand

Nicole Fritz
Columnist
3 min read
Ideas FREE

Don’t be smug, Thabo. You are partly to blame for the mess we’re in

Mbeki could have paved the way for a tolerable future, but he pitted the ANC against itself in pursuit of control

3 min read
Ideas FREE

If EFF gets power it will ruin SA, starting with a gun to the ANC’s head

It merely has to ramp up victimhood to find favour with desperate voters, then squeeze power out of coalitions

4 min read
News FREE

Relief for girl’s family as her kidnappers sob at sentencing

Dad says family can finally ‘move on’, after a school teacher and her accomplices hear their fate

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
3 min read
News FREE

Realities clash as slain woman’s mom and killer’s dad hear his fate

The family of Chantelle Barnard, and that of her murderer, sit metres apart, in starkly different worlds

6 min read
News FREE

Court showdown looms over baboon in the burbs

City insists rogue male removed from Kommetjie threatened a troop’s wellbeing, but activists say he’s lonely

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
5 min read

You could coin it if you cash in on the art of currency collection

Numismatic experts unpack the complexities of the value held by these talismanic objects

By Graham Wood
7 min read

Duo is sewing seeds to unite a nation down to a T

Two local creatives have designed an inspiring collection of T-shirts to help create a functional SA

By Andrea Nagel
7 min read

African films to stream now if you’re looking for cinematic wizardry

See for yourself why these movies are collecting awards at home and abroad

By Kevin Kriedemann
5 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE