Saturday, November 7 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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All eyes are upon you, America, but your city has lost its shine

Justice Malala, who is based in Los Angeles, shares his experience of the presidential elections

5 min read
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Limo or laundry van: there’s more than one way to leave the White House

We may be about to witness what happens when a cult leader is asked by police negotiators to come out of his bunker

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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Myeni had an X to grind in a performance that knocked the wind out of Zondo

It was a reminder of how things could have gone if the Zuptas were now in control

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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America, like any democracy, will get what it deserves

President Donald Trump is a political disaster, but he didn’t choose himself, nearly 70 million voters did

4 min read
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‘Boko Haram’ vs ‘Guptas’: winner-takes-all battle behind Gugulethu shooting

Spectre of Cape’s extortion racket hangs over the bloody killing of seven people in Cape township

By Aron Hyman and Philani Nombembe
6 min read

James Bond shaken, a little stirred, but definitely not streamed

Plans for the 25th instalment of the franchise to be sold for home viewing have been quashed

By Tymon Smith
1 min read

Hit the couch with strippers, barbarians and a faulty Hitchcock remake

Variety is the keyword and you're spoilt for choice in what to stream this weekend

By Tymon Smith
2 min read
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Crime, quantum, steampunk, cyberpunk ... so many genres, so little time

They may not be Booker candidates and they contain no real surprises, but that’s the beauty of genre novels

2 min read
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With help from former stalwarts, the Boks can regain their spring

SA would do well to enlist the skills of John Smit, Victor Matfield and Fourie du Preez to prepare for the Lions

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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There’s more where Mapimpi, Kolisi and Am came from

That some franchises have to be reminded to transform spits in the face of the spade work black players put in

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
3 min read
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‘I’ll never forget’: scenes of World Cup triumph burn brightly for Erasmus

It was a team who had talent‚ but who’s moving parts came together at the most important time

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
2 min read

In fast fashion, Porsche slays the road with its new Cayenne GTS Coupe

Customers were unimpressed when it dropped its V8 engine. They can rest easy — it’s back

By Thomas Falkiner
4 min read

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