Saturday, December 12 2020

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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That’s all well and good, but a rewrite won’t answer these questions

We cannot move on from this matric crisis so quickly. Basic education must come up with a number of concrete solutions

5 min read
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What the devil? Lord preserve us from Mogoeng’s anti-vax prayer: experts

As Africa fights to get ready for vaccinations, chief justice’s ill-advised plea to the Almighty has caused dismay

By Claire Keeton and Matthew Savides
6 min read
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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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Why didn’t the government get enraged about matric rage?

Turns out matric rage is a superspreader event. Who’d have guessed?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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EXPLAINER | What do the three vaccine successes mean for SA?

As health minister confirms second wave, which vaccine will be our best shot?

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
4 min read
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Pre-edit out-takes are one thing, live interviews quite another

Bloopers give you a sense of what actors are like, as do audiences with authors. Here are three of my favourites

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

2020 was a very good year ... for TV, at least

The top-rated television shows from ‘PEN15’ to ‘I May Destroy You’ and ‘My Brilliant Friend’ set the bar high this year

By Kevin Kriedemann
18 min read

Back to the Golden Age: weekend things to watch

Tales of Hollywood’s Golden Age, millennials, wartime horror and modern-day Turkey — here’s what to stream

By Tymon Smith
2 min read
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In denial over Covid, but pretending we’re not

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Women’s economic equality is critical in realising AU’s Agenda 2063

African countries have an obligation to create conducive environments to help women realise their potential

By Phumla Williams
4 min read
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SA football has lost a humble, committed and loyal role model

A tribute to Anele Calvin Ngcongca, 1987-2020, hero of Bafana Bafana and Mamelodi Sundowns

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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Bryan, ‘Beast’ and Bismarck make World Rugby 15’s team of the decade

The three Boks are joined by seven New Zealanders‚ two from Ireland and one each from Australia‚ Italy and Wales

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
2 min read

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