Tuesday, February 16 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Full of contempt: Zuma refuses to face the music, so Zondo wants jail time

Zuma again ran the risk of being in contempt of court after failing to appear before the state capture probe on Monday

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
5 min read
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EDITORIAL | Joseph and Jacob. Equal before the law? Not to Zondo, it seems

The former president is acting like a constitutional delinquent and stern action must be taken against him

3 min read
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You think Zuma will end up in jail? You’re wrong and here’s why

Notwithstanding the overwhelming evidence, he will stay free because of precedents of the past and for the future

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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It’s a pass! Umalusi happy with matric results, but probes are still on

Investigations into leaks not yet complete, and candidates guilty of copying can still have their certificates nullified

Prega Govender
Journalist
5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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IN PICTURES | Bells are ringing, kids!

First-day jitters are always part of schooling, and it was no different on Monday as the SA 2021 school year started

By Sunday Times Daily
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Matrics, feeling Covid blues as they await results, cry out for help

Parents must be alive to teenage depression, say experts as helplines see uptick in texts, calls from grade 12s

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Thanks China, your vaccines are a ‘light at the end of a dark tunnel’: Zim

Zimbabwe receives 200,000 vaccines from China, which says more African countries will benefit from its assistance

By Lenin Ndebele
2 min read
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Safe, my Braam: Joburg launches plan to fight ‘crime and grime’

Mayor Geoffrey Makhubo hopes the initiative will reclaim Braamfontein from criminals

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
3 min read
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PODCAST | A potential game-changer for SA’s power sector

Battery tech could help SA meet targets, with UCT expert ‘quietly confident’ the state will realise its goals

Peter Bruce
Editor-at-large & columnist
1 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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SA paused AstraZeneca, but here’s why volunteers ...

This feels like an unexpected bonus of being a volunteer

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
3 min read
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Sona 2021 — a dream deferred yet again?

The president highlighted a myriad plans, but without good governance, they are unlikely to come to fruition

By Prof Sethulego Matebesi
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – February 16 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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Man, this is how Zimbabwe is keeping fruit farmers on the go

A processing plant in Gokwe is helping mango farmers deal with glut by drying the fruit for local and export markets

By Lungelo Ndhlovu
4 min read
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Going to the UK? Stick to quarantine rules or face up to 10 years in jail

Passengers visiting the nation from 33 countries, including SA, will have to quarantine in hotels for 10 days

By William James
1 min read
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No love lost between Singapore and couple who broke Covid rules

A man who snuck out to meet his then fiancée while in quarantine faces a fine of R109,000, six months in jail or both

By Chen Lin
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Adapt or die: let’s hear it for SA-French team ...

Shift to audio aids the rendition of a narrowing bourgeois world in international collaboration​

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

Local artists push buttons and boundaries on ...

The shift to online viewing and buying has opened up new markets for art in Africa

By James Sey
3 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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CSA’s Smith calls for ICC to stand up to bullying from the ‘Big Three’

Graeme Smith wants strong leadership from ICC to regulate power of India, Australia and England

By Nick Said
2 min read
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Serena wants more Grand Slams, but all-time record is not an obsession

Williams does not need Grand Slam record for validation, says coach

By Ian Ransom
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Benni blitzes four goals in 21 minutes against Namibia

Today in SA sports history: February 16

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE