Saturday, October 10 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The only thing ANC cadres are busy with is Survé-ing their own interests

What with all the back-stabbing, we’ll probably never get to the bottom of how much Cyril knew about the Zim jaunt

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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The high-profile arrests won SA’s heart. Don’t break it all over again

Our people have waited 12 years for this, and they are delighted. Therein lies a crucial lesson for our leaders

4 min read
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‘Just suck it up’: how a teacher’s passion conquers a pandemic

They don’t do it for the money. For them it is not a job - ‘it is who I am and what I am’

4 min read
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IN PICTURES | Dancers back en pointe after lockdown leaves them flat-footed

Some, however, have lost their jobs, and the needy Cape children with whom they worked have suffered

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
5 min read
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Geology graduate goes from rock bottom to changing lives with maths

While struggling to find work, she has devoted herself to helping pupils fall in love with numbers and equations

3 min read
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Damn, it’s a scam, and the man said ‘yes ma’am’

A fraudster who fleeced a woman of R12,500 admitted he was scamming people, knowing he couldn’t be traced

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Robber disguised as cleaner breaches SA defence HQ

Gunman, who held up Absa staff, slips past numerous checkpoints guarding our military command structures

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
3 min read
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What the f**k was that, Mr Fiennes? Well, probably not gökotta

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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A second wave is coming. Of Trump, that is. Here’s some reading to prepare

These are my picks to try to understand the deranged man that has been allowed to become US president

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
4 min read

This is Paris, and she’s not the vapid girl you thought she was

The heiress suffered unimaginable trauma as a child and is now using her fluffy pink platform to highlight abuse

By Paula Andropoulos
3 min read

Space of waste: Jaguar turns junk into eco-chic interiors

Using recycled materials - including from farms and the ocean - the company is slashing carbon emissions

By Motoring staff
1 min read

Would you trust AI to be your personal stylist?

Fashion tech start-ups are mixing human stylists with AI to come up with suggestions for their customers

By James Cook
4 min read

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