Tuesday, January 5 2021

HOLIDAY EDITION

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Drug lord’s killers burned, beheaded as kids watch

Alleged Durban gang boss Teddy Mafia is shot twice in the head, after which the two men responsible are butchered

By Nivashni Nair and Orrin Singh
5 min read
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The sharpening of pencils: Stationery price wars as back-to-school looms

Our five-supplier survey highlights a huge variance in prices for the same items

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
2 min read
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SA struggles to feed itself as prices soar and government is slow to react

Grants are woefully inadequate to meet the needs of an increasingly desperate population

Orrin Singh
Reporter
3 min read
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‘National emergency’: three KZN doctors die in a week

As the province struggles to contain the spread of the virus, more healthcare professionals are falling ill or dying

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
Ideas FREE

Will talking heads lead us on a road to nowhere in 2021?

SA has ‘botched’ the vaccine process, Trump is trying to steal a march on Biden, Sweden bungled ... so where to?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
5 min read
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Zimbabwe cracks down as Covid-19 figures almost double in a week

Citizens are desperate, with some offering to ‘pay any price’ for information on hospitals with beds, ventilators

By Lenin Ndebele
2 min read
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Scientists fear vaccines may not work against SA’s new coronavirus variant

UK experts hurrying to tweak vaccines, but say there is a ‘big question mark’ over whether the SA strand will respond

By Kate Holton
2 min read
Sport FREE

Blast from the past: Brave Bavuma bats his way into history books

Today in SA sports history: January 5

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

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