Saturday, November 14 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

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
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Are the EFF’s tiresome tactics comparable to those of the Nazis?

The DA’s Bongi Madikizela has received huge backlash for his comparison, yet the seeds were planted by the ANC

Tony Leon
Columnist
4 min read
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Liars, grifters, incompetents … the Zuma cartel rot runs deep

But is it too late to entrench professionalism and integrity in government appointments?

4 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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The evidence is in: Trumpism even killed the conspiracy theory

They used to have such fertile soil. But even they look different after this US election

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Stop fannying about with political battles, Makhubo, and fix Joburg

People pay a fortune for intermittent water and electricity, broken traffic lights, potholes - the list goes on

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
Ideas FREE

How Jozi is trashing hunger and cleaning its streets with digital currency

Scheme gives waste pickers a card for loading recycling points which they can then use on essentials

By Kim Harrisberg
5 min read
News FREE

SPECIAL REPORT: How fallen leaves led to ‘killer’

The seemingly innocuous pile alongside a corpse held the key that unlocked the details of the murder

8 min read

Cowgirl in the Karoo: local Western is a galloping success

‘Flatland’ is an unorthodox take on a familiar world, a delightful subversion of the cowboy genre

By Claire Keeton
4 min read

From Borat to rogues of another kind, it’s all popcorn-worthy

Whether it’s humour, drama or action you’re after, here’s what to watch this weekend

By Tymon Smith
2 min read
Sport FREE

It was a Knight to remember - but cricket-hungry SA missed it

The domestic four-day game, especially now there’s not much on offer, deserves far better visual treatment

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
3 min read
Sport FREE

It’s a Catch-22 as rugby tries to keep players safe and retain appeal

The game’s laws are raising ire, but it can’t afford to end up like the NFL. But it does need to attract fans

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

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