Monday, November 23 2020

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Ideas FREE

Trump, Zuma are peas in a pod, reducing the US and SA to banana republics

Both wage war on truth and undermine their citizens, determined to evade justice and recapture the state

4 min read
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When you add it all up, rewriting maths paper 2 should be a ‘last resort’

Experts have warned against forcing all pupils to rewrite the leaked paper, saying it will cause them severe stress

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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Qu + Kim = SA’s best young mathematicians

The winners of the Old Mutual South African Mathematics Olympiad say practice makes perfect

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Sounds about right: great whites aren’t scared of man-made noises

Research shows Australian reef sharks are more affected by underwater low frequency sounds than our whites

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Covid and crime are forcing Saffers to flee into luxurious laagers

There’s been a strong upswing in demand for residential estates with a full range of amenities

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Anger as KwaSizabantu’s probe clears itself of rape and other charges

The organisation’s investigation has cleared it of most allegations, raising the ire of former members

4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Put the brakes on trucking anarchy or our economy is doomed

If government thinks task teams and rhetoric will end this war, it’s hurtling down the wrong road

3 min read
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Woolies’ mammoth task: meet the workers helping to fight plastic

A feel-good story of job satisfaction, reduction of plastic waste and, most importantly, preserving livelihoods

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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How children found their voices on air during the pandemic

RX Radio has given children the opportunity to voice their opinions and understand others

By Luzuko Sonkapu
7 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – November 23 2020

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Judge dismisses Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Scathing opinion is latest blow to US president’s effort to overturn election defeat

By Kadhim Shubber
4 min read

Condé Nast hunts for new ways to make money from its titles

The owner of Vogue and The New Yorker aims to reverse years of losses by pushing ecommerce and gifts

By Anna Nicolaou
7 min read
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Take a leaf out of Asia’s book, Europe, or it will be Covid-19 take three

Special envoy says if the region does not build infrastructure there will be a third wave early next year

By John Miller
1 min read

Is this the end of the tie?

Men are shunning them, possibly signalling a shift from 20th-century hierarchies to 21st-century adaptability

By Gillian Tett
4 min read

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

How to fuel your tank for gruelling workouts

Dietitian Ashleigh Solomon explains how to eat for long, hard climbs on a bike, pedalling facts, not myths

By Devlin Brown
6 min read

TECH REVIEW | The Asus ExpertBook B9 is a beast, but so is the price

The machine’s big selling point is its light weight, so it’s a winner for your wrists, but a loser for you wallet

By Nafisa Akabor
2 min read

It’s a whole space-age vibe, but you may never get to experience it

The Vision Urbanaut concept envisions the largest Mini yet, but whether it goes into production remains to be seen

By Denis Droppa
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Unlocking the mystery of how the Pumas put the cat among the pigeons

Those who argue that it shows up the Springbok decision not to travel to Australia are misguided

By Gavin Rich
4 min read
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Bucs unite against SuperSport to find the back of the net

Coach Josef Zinnbauer is pleased with his team’s performance, but has cautioned that it’s still early days

Neville Khoza
Journalist
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Ducks rule as India pluck a win from SA

Today in SA sports history: November 23

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE