Saturday, February 20 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

Nauseating Ndlozi, it’s unlikely you’ll ever be half the man Mandela was

Hilariously, the kindergarten EFF scorns the great man, yet styles itself by stealing his ideas and copying his actions

4 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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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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To retain SA’s bread and butter, you need to get creative, Tito

To avoid a currency collapse and full-blown failed state, the country needs to ditch the tax-and-spend formula

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read
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What have we learnt from all our ‘fact finding’ jaunts to China?

China has a disciplined economy that has evolved and improved. Why haven’t we learnt anything from our trips there?

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 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
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Mutations and mergers: how Covid is staying ahead of the game

A single mutation in the spike protein makes the most prevalent variant in SA up to eight times more transmissible

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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Fairy tales? There’s a natural reason behind the mysterious desert circles

Study resolves decades of mystery surrounding the phenomenon of the Namib Desert’s fairy circles

2 min read
Sport FREE

A man in a million: Mnguni put East London boxing on the map

The late Mzi Mnguni was a boxing man to the core and will be sorely missed within the fraternity

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
Sport FREE

Thank goodness for our friends rescuing us from the Lions’ den

Ellis Park Stadium MD Pieter Burger is grateful for the enduring relationship with Emirates during these trying times

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

SA winemakers ensure sauv blanc stays cool

The case for this white wine is that it is fresh and food-friendly

By Michael Fridjhon
4 min read

Sir Richard Branson’s private game reserve lives up to the hype

Ulusaba, a lodge in Sabi Sand, is part of Virgin Limited Edition, a collection of unique retreats and luxury hotels

By Andrea Nagel
4 min read

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