Thursday, November 12 2020

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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All (including Gwede) is up in the air as ANC’s rule steps aside for ACE

The top six met on Wednesday but says the matter of the party’s SG stepping aside did not come up

3 min read

Kimi Makwetu: mom kept me on my toes and dad warned me about my job

A month before his death, he reflected in an interview with Business Day on his 13 years in the AG's office

By Claudi Mailovich
5 min read
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We’ll drink to that: Cyril eases lockdown, but warns infections are rising

There’s good news for booze and travel lovers, but bad news for the Eastern Cape

Thabo Mokone
Parliamentary editor
4 min read
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The EFF should look inwards before it mouths off about racial divides

There is segregation everywhere in SA, so picking on this school is political opportunism of the worst kind

4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Regional conflict threat looms as Mozambican insurgency grows

There are ‘definite’ signs of escalation, with countries in the region ‘losing patience’ with their neighbour

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
5 min read
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Choking off Moz insurgents’ food supply endangers thousands of lives

Blocking of exports into the country seen as reprisal for deadly attacks in villages on the border

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Neighbour from hell courts disaster after reign of terror

Port Elizabeth man receives 18-month suspended sentence after long-running feud with neighbour

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
7 min read
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Cyril doubles down on protector’s ‘conflict of interest’ claim

But there’s no way out of his ‘potential vengeance’, Mkhwebane insists in impeachment fracas

By Franny Rabkin
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | The ANC must play its credibility Ace once and for all

Magashule not stepping aside has the ring of a convenient copout by the leaders of a party contesting by-elections

3 min read
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Good God, the FF+ wants to colonise the Western Cape

Pieter Mulder thinks democracy is oppressive and wants to trek back to the very place his ancestors rejected

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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Obama’s ‘Promised Land’ leads impressive list of eagerly awaited memoirs

There’s plenty from a wide range of celebrities to keep us enthralled during the holiday season

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – November 12 2020

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Russia says it’s outdone Pfizer as mink deaths spark fresh Covid horror

The country says its shot is 92% effective, but now experts worry a new strain will dodge vaccines

By Polina Ivanova
8 min read
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Black to square one: Google still hasn’t fixed its racial stereotyping

It’s been highlighted that search engines such as Google often produce results that perpetuate negative stereotypes

By Avi Asher-Schapiro
3 min read
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Statue honouring feminist pioneer sinks to nude depths, say critics

The public piece merely reinforces tired old tropes, say critics for whom the exposed bits are too much

By Reuters
2 min read
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When will ‘embarrassing’ Trump eventually admit defeat?

Meanwhile, Biden makes plans to move into White House as president stubbornly clings to hope

By Andy Sullivan
4 min read

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

How now, brow? Will you be fluffy or will you be flat?

Either way, our beauty editor has two great hacks for you if you are prepared to part with your brow gel

By Nokubonga Thusi
4 min read

It’s all about sole: Kipchoge used sports brand tech to break records

Nike’s groundbreaking technology is moving the needle of human potential forward

By Andrea Nagel
3 min read

This blooming marvellous florist will make your heart sing

This flower shop puts beauty front and centre on Jozi's Parkhurst strip - and it's a décor delight as well

By Sarah Buitendach
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Banyana can only improve if they test themselves against the best

The national women’s team need far better preparation for continental and global tournaments

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Have the new offside and handball rules gone too VAR?

Former football referees chief believes the game has ‘lost the plot’ after a spate of controversial decisions

By Peter Hall
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Thulanis on the double as Bafana sink Senegal

Today in SA sports history: November 12

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE