Thursday, February 18 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Vax to the future: SA’s vaccination rollout has begun at last

Ramaphosa, Mkhize and health workers lead by example as they get the first jabs in the country

6 min read
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We should have locked down education before we locked up SA

Until there is a coordinated campaign to educate the public about vaccines, hesitancy will remain

4 min read
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A Pauw show from one of SA’s most trusted journalists

SA journalism receives yet another blow as Jacques Pauw admits he wasn’t entirely truthful about his Waterfront arrest

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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How Covid-19 has ‘vaccinated families against disassociation’

Researchers in a new study say the pandemic has created ‘post-traumatic growth’ in many people

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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It’s a crying shame how medaid treated new dad

Medical aid scheme Genesis rejects newborn baby’s membership and questions dad’s paternity

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Heads up: shipwrecked Knysna restaurant up for grabs ... again

Knysna municipality is offering a new 20-year lease for the famous eatery that has stood vacant for the last four years

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Stop ‘spurious attacks’ on judiciary and Zondo: justice minister

Ronald Lamola says the rule of law mustn’t be compromised by the likes of Zuma and Malema

Thabo Mokone
Parliamentary editor
3 min read
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‘Motshekga must honestly shut up!’ Minister’s rape gaffe enrages NGOs

Her latest case of foot in mouth disease draws stinging critiques, even if she says she was taken out of context

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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Cool runnings: SA freezer solves dilemma of transporting Covid vaccine

SA’s ‘game changing’ answer to Pfizer’s ‘ultra-cold’ fridge problem: what you need to know

Deepa Kesa
Multimedia producer
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Cyril was quite right to get a jab

Ramaphosa is doing work beneficial to SA’s vaccination programme while the likes of Mabuza retreat into the shadows

2 min read
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Slavery is a sin. So are claims of ignorance

Using ignorance as an excuse for racism doesn’t cut it, no matter how you dress it up

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – February 18 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Literally locked in a gilded cage, an Arab ...

After disturbing video emerges, UK demands that Dubai’s sheik proves she is alive

By Sarah Young and Paul Sandle
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Designers grab the Chinese New Year by the horns

Start the new year again with these luxurious ox-themed collections

By Katharynn Kesselarr and Thango Ntwasa
2 min read

Get down to neck up this season

If the runways are anything to go by, 2021 is for headbands, statement beauty and imposing accessorising

By Nokubonga Thusi
1 min read

The right fashion circles roll up their sleeves against climate change

International brands, recyclers and garment firms band together to cut carbon emissions and demand for raw materials

By Naimul Karim
3 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Will it be north vs south again as Caf heads for elections?

It’s time the own-goal-scoring body hired administrators who are in it for the game, not themselves

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Heir to the throne: Mbappe tipped for greatness after masterclass

PSG’s 22-year-old French World Cup winner is starting to be spoken of in the same breath as Ronaldo and Messi

By Richard Martin
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Boks end 1961 northern hemisphere tour unbeaten

Today in SA sports history: February 18

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE