Tuesday, March 9 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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ANC gives Zuma ‘space’ to speak to lawyers over blanking Zondo

He makes ‘extensive presentation’ to ANC top brass on why he won’t appear before state capture probe

2 min read
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The egos have landed as Molefe and Myburgh go toe to toe at Zondo probe

Who’s the boss? Sparks fly as advocate Anton Myburgh leads evidence against state capture accused Brian Molefe

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
4 min read
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OBITUARY | Peter Matlare looked into the eye of the tiger and roared

Peter Matlare bounced back from disaster and cemented his legacy by pulling off a rare feat

By Chris Barron
6 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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These women marched into the history books

Fifty years on, pioneer Josie Swiegers tells how the defence force was the foundation of her many successful careers

5 min read
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WATCH | Turf war with xenophobic undertones flares up in Durban CBD

Chaos erupts in Durban as vendor stalls are set alight by attackers wearing MK veteran uniforms

By Orrin Singh and Mluleki Mdletshe
5 min read
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Inside Eldorado Park’s house of mayhem and murder

Police are investigating whether the killings, for which two men have been arrested, are linked to another murder

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
2 min read
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Elephant calf survives jumbo risk after spending two months ensnared

The animal, which was found starving and dehydrated, is recovering after a life-saving blood transfusion

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
1 min read
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Will fisheries’ pledge remove catch-22 that endangers sharks, rays?

Provisions in revised recertification process aim to hold the industry to do better, but may not be enough

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | If it’s OK for Steinhoff, it should be OK for Ace and Sodi

The NPA’s attitude towards the company assisting financially to investigate its case smacks of inequality

3 min read
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Dear scientists, thanks for soldiering on in the face of modern medievals

After a year of wilful ignorance, let’s hear it for the health workers and ‘witches’ who will save us

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Human vs landowner rights: waste pickers fight for turf in eviction case

A community of 107 waste pickers on Monday went to the high court to prevent their eviction

5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 9 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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Be warned! Earth loses ‘a football field of ...

Since 2002, Amazon has accounted for half of destruction, but is the best hope for preserving what remains

By Jake Spring
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

BOOK EXTRACT | How black professionals can fight unconscious bias

Plenty of substantial and practical advice on how not only to survive but also thrive in the corporate environment

By Carice Anderson
9 min read

It’s not what’s in the bag, but the bag itself

Artist shuns the fascination with ‘cherished items’ to focus on how migrants identify with what carries them

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

Top artist moulds budding talent

Renowned artist-potter Hylton Nel is incubating a new generation of protégés

By Julia Freemantle
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Reunited: Laporta and Messi look to bring back Barca’s glory days

Joan Laporta elected president of financially stricken FC Barcelona

By Richard Martin
2 min read
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Records aside, the Serbinator now wants to win more Majors

World number one record in the bag, Novak Djokovic is now focused on the Grand Slams

By Sudipto Ganguly
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Chittagong bang bang as Proteas thrash Bangladesh

Today in SA sports history: March 9

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE