Saturday, January 30 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Humane to his last breath, Mthembu sought to convince, not destroy

SA is poorer having lost a good man, a patriot to the end, who freed so many people in so many ways

4 min read
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TRIBUTE | SA opera’s loved ‘gran’ Sibongile Khumalo was no prima donna

All she really wanted to do was sing and, in doing so, she captured the hearts of a nation

By Robyn Sassen
5 min read
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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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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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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
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Vaccines for Africa! CDC director announces 670 million doses

Dr John Nkengasong has urged AU member states to secure vaccines on the African Medical Supplies Platform

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 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
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Yannick’s best shot sees him breeze in to becalm Charlie

Charlie Dalin was first over the line in the Vendée Globe, but Yannick Bestaven’s time gave him the win

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

No thanks to Nathi: ‘Kamphoer’ is a shining beacon in theatre’s dark era

Doing justice to the past does require an emphasis on the injustices committed — and this play does just that

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

From ‘DAM’ to ‘MAD’: something lurks beneath the beauty in this SA original

A woman inherits a farm in the Eastern Cape, but not everything is what it seems

By Kevin Kriedemann
1 min read
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This is an intervention: restaurants have an alcohol problem

How come is it that booze accounts for more than two thirds of their profit margins?

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read

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