Wednesday, January 20 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Nelson Mandela Foundation accused of impropriety, abuse, card misuse

And to top it all, a source says the NMF is using the same law firm to investigate the very people who give it work

Sabelo Skiti
Investigative journalist
4 min read
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Saints alive! Private schools get bust by department for staying open

St Jeff College in Braamfontein is one of two schools that defied the Gauteng education department directive

Prega Govender
Journalist
2 min read
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Medaids ponder how to price vaccines so non-members get them too

Schemes under pressure to vaccinate as many people as possible while ensuring there is enough money to buy doses

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Mabuza to lead committee on vaccines

The appointment comes as something of a reprieve for Ramaphosa’s controversial deputy

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
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‘You’re on your own,’ Ace tells Niehaus as ANC moves to suspend him

ANC secretary-general distances himself from statements made by Niehaus

By Amanda Khoza
3 min read
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OBITUARY | ‘Professional soccer was built on people like Abdul Bhamjee’

The ‘flamboyant’ PRO, who was behind the building of SA’s first football stadium, drove unity in soccer: Jordaan

Marc Strydom
Journalist
5 min read
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Panel gets to heart of discrimination against black medical professionals

A CMS panel has recommended medical scheme administrators diversify policy and procedural staff

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
4 min read
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‘They made my life hard when I said I couldn’t find anything on Aggett’

Johan Naude says he found nothing to justify the activist’s detention, but did not have the power to release him

3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Beyond saving lives, health workers ...

Despite all the grim stats and deaths there is a ray of humanity, thanks to those who go beyond the call of duty

3 min read
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Discovery of two giant radio galaxies offers ...

SA telescope installation is helping gain a clearer understanding of the evolutionary pathways of galaxies

By Jacinta Delhaize
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – January 20 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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How Zim and Moz learnt from Idai, Kenneth and prepared for Chalane

Social media went a long way to warn people, but experts say as storms intensify access to more data is vital

By Ray Mwareya and Nyasha Bhobo
5 min read
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Chew on this: when the world eats, the planet suffers

We are forced to see the forest for the trees, as clearing land for agriculture poses a climate threat to the Earth

By Rina Chandran
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

And then there was fire ... and art, with wellness in the pipeline, too

The Nirox Sculpture Park has reopened and it has a whole lot more on offer

By Jacquie Myburgh Chemaly
1 min read

A world of options: nine travel trends that will define 2021

Everyone looks forward to a bit of travel, even when the world is caught in the grips of a pandemic

By Richard Holmes
4 min read

It’s official: vegan food has reached the top table of cuisine

The Michelin Guide has broken from convention and awarded a star to an eatery that forgoes all meat products

By Jes Brodie
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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India’s win reminds us sport can serve as a tonic in these trying times

While sport has evolved over the years, it still has the ability to brighten our lives, pandemic or not

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Brave India win series Down Under by the seat of their Pants

Tim Paine’s captaincy under scrutiny after Australia crash to bitter defeat to depleted Indian team

By Ian Ransom
3 min read
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Blast from the past: 300-up as Makhaya picks up Test milestone

Today in SA sports history: January 20

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE