Wednesday, March 10 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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ANALYSIS | You’ve Gupta be kidding me, Cyril and Thuli are to blame: Molefe

It’s impossible to get ex-Eskom CEO to answer anything on Guptas when all he wants to talk about is Ramaphosa, Madonsela

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
5 min read
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EDITORIAL | The ANC is led, the ANC is dead: Zuma meeting says it all

Its mishandling of his defiance of the courts makes us wonder: what happened to the ruling party of the 1990s?

3 min read
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I gave you 2010. Now I give you Motsepe as Caf president: Danny Jordaan

Safa boss reflects on his role in bringing Patrice Motsepe’s once unlikely candidacy to almost certain fruition

By Marc Strydom
3 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Assault case: ‘Cop was right to confront Malema’

Police official concedes no one verified if Malema had permission to enter cemetery at Madikizela-Mandela funeral

3 min read
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Norma Mngoma to tell all to Zondo about Gigaba’s Gupta visits

She says her fight to get her info back is urgent because it might be useful to the state capture probe

By Franny Rabkin
3 min read
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New blood in SANBS top job will draw on all he can to perfect the body

If anyone can inject its importance into SA’s psyche it’s Ravi Reddy - he’s been there for nearly 36 years

3 min read
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Spinal fractures are most common injury in light-aircraft crashes

Fixed-wing aircraft account most of the accidents, followed by helicopters, study finds

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Whale brains are big on heating, not intelligence

A study has found that the size of whale and dolphin brains is all about keeping warm and it could save them in future

Aron Hyman
Reporter
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Peter Matlare once gave us a taste of prosperity, then tragedy struck

If only the ANC had appointed people of his calibre to run our SOEs, SA would be a very different place today

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
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A library changed my life, and books can still change our world

Why libraries still matter and how township gangs teased me about reading

5 min read
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The only way to root out cop corruption is to start at the top

The safety of South Africans is being compromised by its trickle-down effect and skyrocketing crime

By Professor Theodore Petrus
4 min read
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Cameroon’s Biya: assessing his 38 years in power

He was welcomed with open arms, but broken promises, corruption and the anglophone crisis look to be his legacy

By Julius A. Amin
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 10 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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As royal family responds to Megxit, is this the beginning of the end?

After Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Meghan and Harry, some wonder if it will survive beyond Queen Elizabeth

By Michael Holden
2 min read
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In the political wilderness, Trump says no more money for RINOs

However, Republican Party says it will continue to use Trump’s name in fundraising appeals

By James Oliphant
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

Want to escape from it all? Why not do it in waterborne luxury

Explorer yachts are becoming a popular choice for those seeking new types of adventure in style

By Staff reporter
3 min read

Two established Joburg chefs Embarc on a new culinary journey

Parkhurst’s 4th Avenue gets an elegant fine dining restaurant

By Steve Steinfeld
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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The Big Question: Why have Liverpool gone from monsters to minnows?

Lack of depth, same players run into the ground every week and no plan B are just some of the reasons for Reds’ slump

By Joseph Walker, Mitch Phillips, Pete Hall, Christian Radnedge, Ed Osmond, Phil O’Connor, Zoran Milosavljevic and Nick Said
8 min read
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Australia to reschedule SA tour ‘as soon as possible’

Graeme Smith has warned the ICC that smaller nations need their ‘fair share’ of Tests against the ‘Big Three’

By Ian Ransom
1 min read
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Blast from the past: SA thrash Oz in PE before taking a 22-year break

Today in SA sports history: March 10

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE