Saturday, October 24 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The politicos were in Senekal for one reason: to leech off people’s pain

For AfriForum and the EFF it was not a day of protest, or of seeking solutions, but a public relations exercise

4 min read
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Look deeper and you’ll see both sides in Senekal have the same enemy

Here are two groups who feel they are unseen victims of forces beyond their control

7 min read
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SA’s astronomical Covid-19 corruption ‘is a crime against humanity’

Listening to SIU details of R10.5bn in dodgy deals prompts one MP to say: ‘Make it the year of orange overalls’

Thabo Mokone
Parliamentary editor
3 min read
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All over bar the coughing: recovering Mkhize worries about SA ‘resurgence’

The health minister says an increase in Covid-19 cases in the past two weeks is concerning

Matthew Savides
Night news editor
5 min read
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SABC wants us to pay more by reminding us why we shouldn’t

By invoking Netflix, the broadcaster aims a big spotlight at its own dysfunction

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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What’s up, Cape Town? The world is slumbering while you lie awake

The Mother City is way down on the 2020 city sleep index and it’s not good for its residents’ health

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Ever wondered if SA teachers regret their career? Here are the numbers

Poll finds 53% of those in public schools wonder whether it would have been better to choose another profession

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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In Zim, stolen diamonds are the unemployed’s best friend

Three men have been arrested after a heist at a mine where workers haven’t been paid because of lockdown

By Lenin Ndebele
2 min read
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Ref’s whistle sounds a piercing alarm on rugby rule variations

It’s too early to judge efforts to declutter the game, but there are signs they might be doing it a disservice

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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We could use a GPS for English monsters, but it’s more fun to just get lost

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

Celebrating Halloween, but too spooked to find a look? We can help

Here are three modern, unconventional beauty icons to inspire your get-up

By Nokubonga Thusi
1 min read

Get rich, furious and blown away – without leaving your couch

Shocking doccies, lives of the filthy rich, spy sagas and an insightful look at Nigeria - we’re spoilt for choice

By Tymon Smith
3 min read

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