Monday, January 18 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Soon, SA will turn those water cannons on the ANC

It happened to the NUM at Marikana and it will happen to the ruling party, which is fast losing touch with its people

4 min read
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If you react badly to the vaccine, will the manufacturer be held liable?

The government is tight-lipped about liability discussions with drug companies, saying NDAs are in place

By Bobby Jordan and Zimasa Matiwane
3 min read
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This is how SA scientists plan to fight the new Covid variant

Globally there are over 20 variants of the virus, with experts expecting a third surge in SA in June

By Graeme Hosken and Paul Ash
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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A school’s a school whether you like it or not, says DBE on reopening

Curro schools will remain open as ‘nothing to the contrary has been gazetted’, but department begs to differ

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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‘Our fridges are full’: undertakers are the forgotten front-line workers

Last responders battle to cope with both the extra workload and the emotional strain of the huge rise in Covid deaths

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Museveni says polls the ‘most cheating-free’, Wine and West not so sure

The Ugandan opposition leader is set to contest the results, with the US, Britain calling for an investigation

By Maggie Fick
2 min read
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Wish us luck as you wave us goodbye: rescued turtles get a second chance

Hope springs anew as 23 of the rehabilitated animals are released off Cape Town, two of them with satellite tags

3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | SA is on fire and our chance to douse ...

Years of corruption and inefficiency mean SA now has to choose between buying vaccines or rescuing businesses

2 min read
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Attention to detail is everything when it comes ...

Some tips that should become daily habits and can help you avoid becoming another statistic

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – January 18 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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‘Some people think we are always weak, we need ...

Disabled champion climbs 250 metres up a skyscraper in a wheelchair, raising R10,2m for spinal cord patients

By Pak Yiu and Yoyo Chow
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

He made dreams come true: the legacy of Loxion Kulca’s Wandi Nzimande

The SA fashion industry will be poorer for the loss of such a groundbreaking pioneer, who paved the way for others

By Thango Ntwasa
3 min read

Want the best home gym? Here’s what you need, not forgetting the mirror

You don’t need to spend a fortune to have everything possible for at-home workouts

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

BMW ups access ante with advanced smartphone car key

Digital Key Plus uses iPhones to wirelessly unlock the new BMW iX electric car

By Phuti Mpyane
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

Weary legs aside, we’re going for points, says Hunt after Chiefs win

Amakhosi speared Cape Town City at the weekend to move further from the relegation zone

By Marc Strydom
2 min read
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I’ll slam the door and worry about the rust later, says Sitak of isolation

The pro is among a number of others in quarantine ahead of the Melbourne Open, but he says so far it’s grand

By Ian Ransom
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Vicus tastes victory

Today in SA sports history: January 18

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE