Wednesday, March 3 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Ideas FREE

Who leads the DA when Steenhuisen follows another leader?

There is a profound logic and an illogicality in suggesting the DA would prop up a Ramaphosa administration

Tony Leon
Columnist
6 min read
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‘I do not owe Sassa a cent’: Bathabile Dlamini on R3.5m VIP security bill

The former minister says the agency’s lack of candour in the matter smacks of political expediency

5 min read
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Molefe: my beef was that I refused to be bullied by white people

Ex-Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says he is under the spotlight because he stood up to bullying by white-owned coal suppliers

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
2 min read
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Little Foot’s pics from her travels take us back 3.65 million years

The devil is in the detail of minuscule anatomical structures that only the most cutting-edge technology can reveal

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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‘Inseparable even in death’: best friends drown in ‘unfenced’ quarry

Authorities are looking into the tragic deaths of the boys, aged 5 and 7,  in a quarry at a Tshwane informal settlement

3 min read
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When zero is the zenith: Cape Town launches carbon-neutral home

The city aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, but there’s a way to go

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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The bee’s knees! Cat back on her feet after groundbreaking op

University of Pretoria vets conduct a partial knee replacement on a cat — a first in SA

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
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IN PICS | Fed-up KZN community goes potty with pothole ‘fishing’ contest

Municipality calls it ‘desperate headline-grabbing’, but organisers are happy they brought attention to the problem

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Court applications aside, the vaccine ...

Health DG labels AfriForum and Solidarity’s success in court over vaccine procurement as speculative, rhetorical

2 min read
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Be gone, John: the JSC has a duty to get rid of ...

It is mystifying why the JSC says it has no say in the matter when the constitution is clear that it does

By Paul Hoffman
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 3 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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In 10 years, some luxury cars will be ...

Emissions targets and bans have carmakers racing to switch to zero-emission models, but jobs will be lost

By Nick Carey and Helena Soderpalm
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

No slope’s too steep for Stellenzicht as it sweeps forward

New owners are redefining the estate’s wines as L’Ré Burger coaxes fine tastes from existing plantings

By Michael Fridjhon
3 min read

Pescatarian, vegetarian, vegan, carnivorous? No, just bespoke

This new concept restaurant in Jozi invites you to indulge in fine fare, no matter what your preferences

By Steve Steinfeld
2 min read

This is the way Jozi does Proud Mary. May she keep on burning

Mid-century modern design meets contemporary conviviality at Rosebank’s latest hotspot

By Steve Steinfeld
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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What harm is there in giving SA Olympic athletes the jab now?

Giving 355 vaccine doses to Team SA members now can’t really be construed as jumping the queue

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Most wanted: which players are Chiefs in the hunt for next season?

Several players have been linked to the Amakhosi, who will be able to return to the transfer market in July

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Rain drowns Proteas’ World Cup hopes in Durban

Today in SA sports history: March 3

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE