Thursday, January 28 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Kemp by name, unkempt by nature, genius at law

A gentleman to the end, the pyjama-loving advocate who defended Jacob Zuma is gone and law is poorer

By Tania Broughton
4 min read
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Ivermectin gets green light, but experts await better data sets

Pundits are divided, but the regulatory authority has, with caution, introduced a ‘controlled-access programme’

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
4 min read
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Cwele, Mahlobo and Bongo collapsed SSA, says witness

An unidentified witness says abuse of the agency’s mandate to enrich Jacob Zuma occurred under their leadership

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
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Our education future is clear, there’s no need to play catch-up

If we can steer clear of corruption, there’s certainly money to realign the education delivery model

4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Axe falls on CSA board chair after stunning tirade against journo

The minister of sports steps in after a series of verbal abuse allegations that began with complaints by acting CSA CEO

By Bareng-Batho Kortjaas And Tiisetso Malepa
6 min read
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Gauteng teachers get back to school to find no PPE

Department blames lockdown delays as it is also still to deliver stationery and textbooks to some schools

4 min read
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SA women have a lot on their plate and little to eat as prices soar

A new household affordability index report shows the average food basket increased by nearly R200 in five months

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Oh my word, these ‘gifted’ canines are hot dogs!

A research study has revealed some talented dogs can learn words as quickly as children

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | SA has its own virus. Its symptoms are nepotism and corruption

Déjà vu as Gauteng education department spends R431m on cleaning and decontamination of schools

2 min read
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I wonder what it took for the spooks to cook the books

Perhaps it’s better for SA’s sanity if what happened to that R9bn the SSA ‘lost’ is kept on a need-to-know basis

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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True, evil, lawful or chaotic — what type of reader are you?

Some kiss books, I hug mine. And when it comes to keeping your place, do you bookmark, dog-ear or fold?

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – January 28 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Poorer nations at back of six- to eight-month ...

The harsh truth is that the Third World will have to wait until rich countries have grabbed all they need

By Kate Kelland
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Five ways to city-proof your skin in 2021

As we head back to the city, help your skin adapt to polluted air and a tech-filled lifestyle with these skin defenders

By Nokubonga Thusi
3 min read

Address to impress: explore D&G from home

This virtual experience is the first of its kind in the world of online shopping

By Sahil Harilal
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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I’m tired of shady characters. I’d rather give credit to players, coaches

If you get caught up with all the shenanigans of  administrators, it’s easy to lose sight of the ‘Beautiful Game’

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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Rafa and Serena give strict OZ Open protocols the thumbs up

Australian Open competitors are undergoing a 14-day isolation period ahead of next month’s event

By Sudipto Ganguly
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Amla and Rossouw blow Windies away

Today in SA sports history: January 28

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE