Saturday, January 9 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Brace yourselves for a year that’s going to be just like the past 26

There will be a lot of promises from the ANC, but don’t expect all the hot air to fire up any action

4 min read
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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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Victims with a Capitol V: whiny Trumpists project like no other

Wednesday night was the moment four years of projection and denial went supernova

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Dear government, these are the simple rules for leading in a crisis

Truth, planning, acknowledgment of errors are among what’s needed from our woefully underprepared leadership

4 min read
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SA’s handling of Covid vaccine brings back the nightmare of the 2000s

The government has once again failed to prioritise the lives of its people

By Herman Mashaba
4 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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Shrooms can heal the psychological scars caused by racism, study finds

Could magic mushrooms heal South Africans with racial trauma? Based on a new study, the answer is yes

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read
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Hey, mate, this Cupid-like project is helping wild dogs’ survival

An unusual method to introduce the animals to one another is make inroads and attracting international attention

3 min read
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We were on lockdown parole, and my word we failed dismally

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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This year, read ‘challenge’

From reading a book a week to devouring a title that’s been shelved for years, the challenges are endless

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read
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Nothing could have prepared me for two weeks of Covid hell

Tanya Farber is a senior writer. She tested positive for Covid-19 just before Christmas. Here she shares her experience

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
14 min read
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How humour helped my wife and me get through ‘vicious’ Covid-19

Kaya FM breakfast show presenter David O’Sullivan describes his and his family’s virus hell and what they did to get ...

By David O'Sullivan
10 min read

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