Monday, March 8 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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You are who you veg with, Zuma, and yours is a rotten bunch

Visits by Olly Mlamleli, Dudu Myeni, Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Jessie Duarte show just what type of person he is

4 min read
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That’s not NEC, Ace: You can’t tell ANC how to vote on Mkhwebane, say MPs

ANC members take aim at Magashule after he instructs members to vote against DA's public protector motion

3 min read
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OBITUARY | A chapter closes on freedom fighters who were beyond reproach

Journalist Mathatha Tsedu pays tribute to ‘true patriot’ Azwifarwi Dick Ralushayi

By Mathatha Tsedu
7 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Covid claims more victims. This time, ‘missing middle’ students

Those who don’t qualify for NSFAS but rely on sponsors are likely to struggle for financial aid as donors tighten belts

Prega Govender
Journalist
2 min read
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Sit down every day, study and know your dream, top pupil tells matrics

Thabo Mthombeni, who was part of Stellenbosch University’s SciMathUS in 2020, has this advice for youngsters

5 min read
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No fruit for our labour if it doesn’t rain soon: desperate E Cape farmers

Citrus farmers pray for grinding drought to end as their livelihoods hang in the balance

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Just R50 could be all that’s needed for men to take HIV tests seriously

Research has shown that after being offered cash, there was a 55% increase in testing among a group of teens

4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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A truly independent probe is the least dead boys’ families deserve

Had the public transport and roads department spent its budget, two little boys may not have drowned

2 min read
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Communication is key if the customer really is ‘king’

Condescending cut and paste e-mails and lack of common courtesy are not good business practice

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Sudan’s food riots show that the government still has much to achieve

To achieve peace in the ‘new’ Sudan, civilian leadership must be embraced and the old military system dismantled

By Andrew E. Yaw Tchie
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 6 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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Pope condemns IS violence as ‘greatest blasphemy’ ...

The pontiff said hope could not be silenced by those who pervert the name of God to pursue destruction

By Philip Pullella
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

TECH REVIEW | If seeing double is your thing, then this one’s for you

The Asus Zenbook Duo, with its nifty two-screen tool, has content creators in mind, but you’ll need to splash cash

By Nafisa Akabor
1 min read

Apps for abs? For best results, there’s nothing like the old-fashioned way

Despite the evolution of exercise and fitness, for real results exercisers need coaches with human instinct

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

If classic cars drive you, steer your attention towards this project

Toyota SA is restoring its 2000GT, one of only three that landed in the country in the 1960s

By Phuti Mpyane
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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On the comeback trail, Federer eyes another crack at Wimbledon

The Swiss maestro feels his story is unfinished and eyes full fitness by Wimbledon

By Sudipto Ganguly
3 min read
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India show character to bounce back and burst England’s bubble

After losing first Test, Indian coach Ravi Shastri got the best out of his team with a good old ‘kick up the backside’

By Amlan Chakraborty
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Rhodes dives his way into SA cricketing hearts

Today in SA sports history: March 8

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE