Saturday, October 31 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Ace, Julius, dignity wasn’t on your radar before - so why now?

The reason the elites are all over rights and innocent until proven guilty is because they are in the firing line

4 min read
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That budget must have been tough, but it’s got zero on Tito’s next ordeal

The minister now has to explain it to the ANC, which doesn’t seem to know what an economy, or lack thereof, is

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Mboweni bats away downgrade talk, saying mini-budget does enough

He believes the spending commitments in the medium-term budget are enough to save SA from further ratings downgrades

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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A ghost story as real as anything you’ll hear in the White House

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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They stumbled across one shipwreck … then another … and another

A father and son's extraordinary find led to heritage experts rushing to a deserted Cape Agulhas beach

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
4 min read

From genius moves to a moving tribute, the weekend is sorted

Whether Netflix, Showmax or Apple TV are your bag, here are five reasons to batten down the hatches

By Tymon Smith
2 min read
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Come to think of it, the communications minister has a point

Government should force MultiChoice to collect a TV-ownership levy. It’s unlikely people will cancel subscriptions

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
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We don’t need another banal statue, we need to raise people from despair

The money spent on a nine-metre OR Tambo statue should have been used on education, health, the list goes on

4 min read
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It’s our turn to be eaten: corruption is deadly, and we don’t see it coming

Alarmingly, many people think that corruption has no costs. But it's a crime against humanity

4 min read
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Bok powerhouse unlikely to spring back into action this year

It’s been 17 years since a World Player of the Year could not loll in the lustre of success. It’s Pieter-Steph’s turn

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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For Chiefs, the light at the end of the tunnel is a mere glimmer

Coach Gavin Hunt will have to rely on young players, undisturbed rhythm and magic to put silverware in the cabinet

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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WBC wants to add punch to weight classes, but there’s a giant flaw

The council must have been snoozing when the super-cruiserweight division was tried and knocked out decades ago

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read

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