Tuesday, November 24 2020

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Dismay as yet another matric paper is leaked shortly before exam

As Hawks probe earlier maths paper leak, science tutor gets angry calls from pupils for his whistle-blowing

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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Zondo blows his JZ top, hauls out his biggest guns to force Zuma back

He lays criminal charge, is to issue new summons and approach ConCourt in bid to protect the commission’s integrity

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
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Mkokeli refuses to dance to Gordhan’s tune as whistle-blower saga unravels

Public enterprises spokesperson at odds with reasons for forensic investigation into the department

5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Time’s up, pal, you’re going back to SA for your violent sex crimes

Soccer player who raped two women and indecently assaulted another in Australia will be deported to SA in 2021

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Covid is typically mild in kids, says US study, and SA figures back it up

‘But those with chronic conditions and minority ethnicity are more likely to be at risk of developing severe disease’

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
3 min read
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We want what’s owed to us, Makhura, so we’ll see you in court

More than 100 families of Life Esidimeni patients have not been paid in full, in accordance with an arbitration award

2 min read
Sport FREE

Equestrian federation gets whipped by HRC for treatment of members

Preliminary commission probe finds that action against the three women was procedurally unfair

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Footballer’s death a road-safety reminder for festive season

The 26,000 deaths on SA’s roads in the past two years highlight both the government’s and our frailties

2 min read
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‘The Crown’, like the royal family, is too good to be true

Why are viewers turning to a TV show for historical accuracy? My guess is politics

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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We all have crosses to bear, but it’s time to douse our anger and reconcile

Two men from different backgrounds have found common ground after one burnt a cross in memory of farm attacks

5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – November 24 2020

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

African-Americans are going to bear the brunt as public-sector jobs are cut

Dramatic fall in tax receipts during pandemic forces US states and cities to lay off workers

By Nicole Rogers
4 min read
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Hope springs eternal as Kenyan villagers nurture founts of clean water

A project to keep springs clean and divert water to villages is changing lives and saving the environment

By Wesley Langat
5 min read
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Vaccine race: where are we, and what’s the holdup?

Here are answers to the pertinent questions on the path to the effective immunity shot

By Carmel Crimmins and Carl O'Donnell
4 min read
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Trust and obey ... and listen to people’s ideas. That’s how to beat virus

Taiwan’s Covid-19 and other successes are due to the ‘collective intelligence’ of its government and people: minister

By Rina Chandran
2 min read

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

Secrets of apartheid’s death flights rise to the surface in new book

Atrocities committed against insurgents who were ‘disappeared’ lie quietly waiting to be discovered in the archives

By David Forbes
3 min read

Steyn alive: dance to the tune of verdance, wow factors and upliftment

The land-art pieces in the lush parkland are part of a project to uplift Diepsloot artists. Long may they prosper

By Matthew McClure
1 min read

Louis Vuitton’s Artycapucines 2020 is in the bag

The range, launched last year, demonstrates how the brand helps artists bring their ideas to life

By Jo Buitendach
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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I ask you on bended knee, why are we still having this discussion?

Why are we still having a debate over the taking of the knee when other countries are proactive with this matter?

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Disappointed Chiefs still hunting for that winning formula

Amakhosi break league scoring drought, but miss out on three points at Arrows as they wallow in 11th place

Marc Strydom
Journalist
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Fourie leads the charge as Boks slay Red Dragons

Today in SA sports history: November 24

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE