Monday, February 22 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Forget going back to ‘normal’, let’s pin down SA’s future

We now have an opportunity to reimagine our future. Let’s grab it because things can be better

4 min read
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When the third wave hits SA, and it probably will, what will it be like?

With a more than 50% chance of a new variant, experts are preparing for a third wave come autumn/winter

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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Brazen attackers terrorise Joburg cyclists and trail runners

Cyclists, trail runners are working with police to formulate a security strategy to ensure a safer environment

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
4 min read
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Hey, SA, leave those kids alone: tough year could see matric marks suffer

Teacher unions have admitted that the Covid-ravaged education year should result in a drop in matric results

By BELINDA PHETO and SUTHENTHIRA GOVENDER
5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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In KZN farming areas, it’s ‘cops and farmers against community members’

Land disputes are ‘at the heart of skirmishes’ the province’s premier has promised to investigate

By Mluleki Mdletshe
3 min read
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Aussie paedophile to stay in SA jail while he fights extradition

He’s expected to argue he suffers serious health problems and justice minister hasn’t complied with extradition treaty

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read
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Tipping the scales: pangolins back in Zululand for first time in 70 years

As World Pangolin Day was celebrated on Saturday, there was good news on two fronts in SA

Matthew Savides
Night news editor
5 min read
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Cheetah brothers cheat the cold to add heat to their species in Zim

Jabari and Kumbe have been relocated from Canada to Zimbabwe, where the cheetah population dropped 85% in 2016

By LENIN NDEBELE
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | No room for complacency as third wave ...

On Friday, SA passed the 1,5 million mark of confirmed Covid-19 cases, highlighting the need to remain vigilant

2 min read
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Refund fiasco: the after-party of events that ...

No end to pleas for help from people who’ve been told by wedding venues and guesthouses that they won’t get refunds

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – February 22 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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‘Hit Putin where it hurts most if you want him to free Navalny’

After Kremlin critic loses jail sentence appeal, his closest ally urges Europe to slap sanctions on Russian leadership

By Andrius Sytas
1 min read
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Border curbs, contact tracing ‘restrict virus variant spread in UK’

On the back of this, Britain is set to release a guidance roadmap as it looks to ease its third lockdown

By Kate Holton
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

After a Covid-induced culinary hiatus, this new eatery is beyond bliss

If excellent food, wine and service is on your menu, then this Buitenverwachting venture is where it’s at

By Martinique Stilwell
4 min read

Nissan’s mobile office is the answer to your social-distancing needs

This concept car allows you to work from anywhere – you can even soak up sunshine on the rooftop while you’re at it

By Phuti Mpyane
1 min read

REVIEW | Samsung Serif TV is picture perfect whichever way you look at it

Smart TV has a ‘360° all-round’ feature to look good from any angle, part of new Samsung range focusing on design

By Nafisa Akabor
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Super Nova(k): Djokovic shoots for the stars after Medvedev mauling

He chalks up 18th Grand Slam title, and is now two behind the record of 20 held by Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal

By Ian Ransom and Sudipto Ganguly
3 min read
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Carter was the perfect 10, but Wilkinson even better, says Woodward

As Dan Carter retires from professional rugby, many say he was the greatest flyhalf to grace the game

By Reuters
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Player outguns ‘Golden Bear’ to lead champions duel

Today in SA sports history: February 22

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE