Saturday, November 21 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Spare us the platitudes and just do your jobs, politicians

The barrage of praise for Kimi Makwetu from those who for years blatantly ignored him is nauseating

4 min read
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With friends like the ANC’s, who needs enemies?

As the Zuma-Zondo contretemps proves yet again, for the ANC friendship means something very different

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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God knows how the Bushiris fled, but praise be that they did

In a country where miscreants are sure they can dodge the law, it’s a welcome novelty for someone to be scared of it

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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To understand Trump, realise he’s a child

US president’s self-importance and enormous ego will simply not allow him to leave quietly and with dignity

3 min read
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Out with political connectedness, in with merit before SA drowns

Public- and private-sector concerns have been at the mercy of incompetents for too long, putting SA on the back foot

4 min read
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There’s a reason why people fall for the likes of Bushiri and Ace

We can only pity these poor, gullible souls who have been so let down by the people who should be leading them

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
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Listen up, unless it knocks you out, it’s simply not stunning

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Painting from the heart ... that’s Esther Mahlangu’s secret to success

The world-renowned artist who recently celebrated her 85th birthday is as passionate and productive as ever

5 min read
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If ‘obnoxious’ is this fresh, include me in that narrative

What starts off as a straightforward story turns into something else altogether in this mind-blowing debut

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

‘This Is Not a Burial’ is a fitting tribute to Twala’s immense talent

Lesotho filmmaker hopes to make history at 2021 Oscars, and his film promises to resurrect Southern African cinema

By Tymon Smith
4 min read
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If the rugby awards hadn’t been cancelled, who would’ve won?

It’s been decided not enough Test rugby has been played this year to warrant the annual World Rugby ceremony

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Bafana, pull your finger out or you’re not Ghana be going to Cameroon

The national team’s players need a lesson in self-motivation or their Afcon 2022 dream will become a nightmare

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read

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