Saturday, December 5 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

The ANC may find it alluring, but corruption amnesty is a very bad idea

The measure of Ramaphosa’s clean-up commitment lies in the year ahead, a year in which the ANC faces implosion

4 min read
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Cyril’s first orgasm of no confidence is brought to you by an ATM sex tape

The party’s motion of no confidence in the president is merely a grubby lunge for the national spotlight

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Enough fine words and smart suits. African leaders have a lot to answer for

With right people at the helm this continent can thrive and prosper, despite a history of dictators and corruption

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Judging our judges is dangerous, and an attack on SA’s democracy

Attacks on the judiciary, such as the recent one by Panyaza Lesufi, need to be censured

Max du Preez
Editor: Vrye Weekblad
3 min read
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Magashule doesn’t need an ace up his sleeve, he’s got 26 years of precedent

Perhaps the ANC will start respecting the law and Magashule will be brought to book, but then again ...

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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Government is rearranging deckchairs while SA education sinks without trace

Education department’s hit-and-miss approach to assessment and extra marks is putting SA in dire peril

4 min read
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It only makes cents in 2020: What SA bought on a unique #BlackFriday

Masks and home appliances are 2020’s top items, with dishwashers selling in their thousands

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
2 min read
Sport FREE

Is there more to SA’s dearth of top female swimmers than meets the eye?

The spectre of sexual abuse cases against coaches may explain why there are so few world-class SA female swimmers

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Rugby’s over-complicated laws are fouling play

In many instances this has to do with TMOs, with Nigel Owens saying the game needs to rely less on them

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Kawaii! I’ve gone nuts with an acute attack of cuteness overload

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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All hail the ever-green Lucy Maud Montgomery

The ‘Anne of Green Gables’ author may have left us more than 70 years ago, but her memory and character live on

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

Master strokes wave SA’s overlooked citizens into view

Among Zwelethu Machepha’s most notable works is a 2017 collection that tells the story of SA’s waste reclaimers

By Paula Andropoulos
3 min read

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