Tuesday, October 27 2020

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Meyiwa was a hit, so where’s the mastermind? demands Gerrie Nel

With five arrests for Bafana star’s murder, the lawyer says there's a strong case, but he's 'disappointed'

By Iavan Pijoos and Nonkuleleko Njilo
4 min read

The DA must un-whiten and close the chapter on factionalism

The party needs to rebuild itself because an ANC coalition with the EFF will spell economic doom for SA

By Max du Preez
5 min read
News FREE

SPECIAL REPORT | Kill or be killed: this is the reality for these kids

Teachers go beyond the call of duty to keep them on the straight and narrow. Will it ever be enough?

Aron Hyman
Reporter
7 min read

Charges piling up for Charl Kinnear ‘killer’ Zane Kilian

The top cop's alleged murderer now faces a fraud charge, and allegedly conspired to kill lawyer William Booth

3 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

Navy looks to shore up defence against Moz terror threats

SA mulls making a temporary Richards Bay naval base permanent as IS ups the ante - but experts point out a big problem

Orrin Singh
Reporter
4 min read

He doesn’t skipper a beat: Ard Matthews wants to rock the boat

The Just Jinjer frontman is attempting to sail around the world in a floating sound studio

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
3 min read

Nailing the scope of SA’s killer roof problem is up in the air - literally

An aerial survey needs to be done and people educated on the risks posed by asbestos roofs, says an expert

By Paul Ash and Graeme Hosken
4 min read

Take your vibe and waai: varsities take hard line on superspreader fears

Durban institutions ban social gatherings as experts worry about students’ party habits

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

EDITORIAL | Ready for another hard lockdown, SA? ...

Experts hint that if citizens continue to flout Covid-19 regulations their activities will be curtailed

3 min read

The words we dare not say and the deaths we don’t ...

I suspect that, at some point in the next month or two, we’re reluctantly going to start using those unsayable words

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

Eye on the world – October 27 2020

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Cue the loons: meet the ‘QAnon’ conspiracists lining up for Congress seats

More than 24 candidates have backed the idea Trump is secretly fighting a global cabal of paedos

By Susan Cornwell
3 min read

First black American cardinal doesn’t hold back. He’s already bashed Trump

Wilton Gregory is an outspoken human rights advocate who has lashed out at his church on a number of issues

By Andrea Shalal
2 min read

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

Know your inkonjane from your inhlolamvula? ...

Second print run is under way as first copies of book that records Zulu bird names fly off the shelves

By Janine Stephen
6 min read

Traitors and unflagging loyalty: everything ...

An extract from the short stories in Matthew Baker’s innovative collection 'Why Visit America'

By Matthew Baker
7 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

Twelve steps forward, four steps back for Cricket SA

With the board’s resignation, CSA dampened its burning house, but it’s rehired four of those who quit

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
3 min read

Diving legend Louganis comes out with it: did HIV cost me jobs?

After being subjected to racism at school, the Olympian suffered discrimination in sport because he’s gay

By Hugo Greenhalgh
4 min read

Blast from the past: Demotivated Dingaan de-gloves

Today in SA sports history: October 27

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE