Saturday, March 13 2021

The Eclectic Weekend


Ideas FREE

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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This is how to break the student debt stalemate

It reportedly stands at more than R9bn, but there are ways to address the crisis and avoid the harmful, annual dance

4 min read
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Oh, joy! Little RET has arrived and daddy Carl is so proud

He’s even more delighted at how quickly the baby has grown — it’s such early days and already it can march

Tom Eaton
2 min read

ANALYSIS | Molefe lost his slugfest in the end

Molefe came out swinging at the state capture inquiry, but lost on points after a gruelling five days

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
4 min read
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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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Nastey? Were no such thing. Lets give you a sneak peak into our nicity

A US ‘study’ of ... wait for it ... 83 peeple has concluded those who care about langauge are mean-spiritid intraverts

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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I rather like my leaves the right way up, thanks

Which brings me to the question many have asked: how does one know if one has aphantasia?

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read

Big five roam among Garden Route fynbos

The fynbos-clad hills of the fabulous Gondwana Game Reserve make for a safari unlike any other

By Richard Brown
6 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
Sport FREE

It’s the age of uncertainty at struggling Chiefs

A host of Kaizer Chiefs’ footballers are playing for their futures and it’s up to them to make themselves irreplaceable

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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Who’s having the last laugh now that the sun’s up for Motsepe?

The ‘football novice’ was laughed at when he announced his bid for the Caf top job. Now it’s his

Mninawa Ntloko
Digital sports editor
3 min read