Monday, December 7 2020

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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No place for Ace, but he won’t leave with grace, so do an about face

The ANC is wasting time debating Magashule. He is innocent until proven guilty and cannot legally be removed

4 min read
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‘Retract your decision on matric rewrites, DBE, or we’ll see you in court’

A lawyer has given the department until 9am on Monday to provide reasons for its decision, with Sadtu on board

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read

A dam shame: 22 years on, Mutoti’s people wait patiently for compensation

Hundreds who sacrificed their land for Nandoni Dam say they are victims of a nightmare of inept bureaucracy

8 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Life happens: cancellation policies need to adjust to the new reality

Cancel up to 24 hours before plane flight departure? Greater flexibility is becoming – and should be – the new standard

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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‘Ignored’ by the ANC, MK vets turn to Zulu king for help

Disgruntled MKMVA delegation visits King Goodwill Zwelithini to, among other things, explain their anti-foreigner stance

5 min read
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Turning waste into watts gets local student onto A-list of innovation

Project offers a solution to two of the world’s most pressing issues: waste and a lack of energy in emerging economies

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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Sick of waiting, inner Joburg’s residents demand better services

Hundreds marched to Gauteng premier David Makhura’s office to hand over a memorandum

3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | The public must start demanding a ...

The national lottery is in the spotlight again, providing an opportunity for citizens to question funding decisions

2 min read
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OBITUARY | A life of fighting for excellence in ...

Academic and DA shadow minister Belinda Bozzoli was highly-regarded for her research work in education and sociology

6 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – December 7 2020

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Shopping for a bargain on New York’s ...

Covid-19 has hit New York’s luxury market hard, meaning pain for developers, but opportunity for buyers

By Joshua Chaffin
8 min read

LIFE

ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT MATTER

You needn’t balloon when you quit puffing

Besides, the risks of carrying on smoking outweigh any potential weight gain

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

How to make every breath you take enhance every move you make

From the second we’re born to our last moment, breath is all-important, so get the most of of it with apnoea training

By Jazz Kuschke
5 min read

Ten years down the line and this bakkie still rocks

Volkswagen’s 190kW Amarok is here. It’s SA’s most powerful bakkie and one of the country’s quickest

By Motor News Reporter
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Covid ‘bio-bubble’ bursts and puts ODI series in jeopardy

Two hotel staff members and an unnamed Proteas player have returned positive coronavirus tests

By Tiisetso Malepa
2 min read
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Passionate Pumas do Argentina rugby proud

After a first win over the All Blacks and two draws with Australia, the Pumas return home with heads held high

By Reuters
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Bafana put up brave fight against Brazil

Today in SA sports history: December 7

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE