Wednesday, February 10 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Despite the AstraZeneca setback, there’s still a lot to cheer about

Two of SA’s top scientists, profs Glenda Gray and Shabir Madhi, are still upbeat about the vaccine rollout

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
4 min read
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Cyril, it’s time to fire the stragglers in your team

The president needs to act like a football executive and bench underperformers and deputy ministers

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Power struggle means Gauteng ANC can’t serve province: Makhura

Gauteng premier says in lekgotla speech that factionalism is threatening to destroy the party

3 min read
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Not again! Drama as Cricket SA bowls out ‘acting CEO’

Kugandrie Govender has been shafted for the second time since December, even though she won her appeal

By Tiisetso Malepa
2 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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No sitting on the fence: estate beats municipality in war over floods

But Mogale City plans to appeal despite the court ruling that it must take remedial action

3 min read
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Woman wants cops held liable for lack of urgency in her abduction, rape

Andy Kawa believes the police were negligent in their search for her during her 16-hour ordeal

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
2 min read
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Cop among five in Cape court for spate of gang turf war hits

The group faces 18 counts, including murder, corruption, money laundering and illegal possession of firearms

Aron Hyman
Reporter
1 min read
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Prisoner browned off after warders confiscate one of her toasters

Alleged bogus lawyer wants court to order return of her second toaster and to allow delivery of her bread of choice

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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It took a pandemic, but Sona has finally been ...

SA doesn’t need vanity fairs, so let this year’s stripped-down state of the nation address be a template for the future

2 min read
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Temba Bavuma lays foundations to end poverty’s ...

The top cricketer’s foundation aims to give talented disadvantaged youngsters the chance to realise their potential

By Sydney Seshibedi
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – February 10 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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‘A baby cannot have two mothers’: law leaves toddler in stateless limbo

Gay couple fights for Bulgarian citizenship for their child, who will be stateless if their union is not recognised

By Emma Batha
2 min read
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Taxing times for Trump: prosecutors step up civil and criminal probes

It’s a challenging task, but investigators are determined to find if there’s any dirt in his property dealings

By Jason Szep, Joseph Tanfani and Peter Eisler
7 min read
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The hills are alive with the sound of screaming Israelis

To release their Covid-19 frustrations, a group of people in Israel have taken to yell-punctuated hiking

By Dan Williams
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Words fail: I’m going to miss Chantel Dartnall

But for those fortunate enough to have journeyed through her morsels, Pretoria’s Restaurant Mosaic will live on

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

When the love bug bites, take your bae out of town

Valentine’s Day: three tempting and luxurious getaways that have romance written all over them

By Sanet Oberholzer
3 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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If Covid is not Aussies’ real issue, maybe SA has lost its appeal

If perceptions about SA are a problem, then we need to alter them, as India did

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Candid Boucher blames mental scars for series defeat against Pakistan

The Proteas coach believes his team created opportunities during the series, but didn’t press home the advantage

By Nick Said
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Babangida brace sends Bafana out of Nations Cup

Today in SA sports history: February 10

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE