Monday, March 15 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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When will SA realise it is being abused?

Cops are brutal and politicians are looting from the very people they claim to represent. When will we realise this?

4 min read
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Varsities help with debt, but each in its own way

Sasco, ANC top six agree in principle that universities should not exclude students with debt from registering

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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It’s a labour of love as Covid data collection shows us the way ahead

The tireless collection of Covid-19 data will be vital for our preparedness for the coming third wave

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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Comic creators aim to toon youngsters into Covid-19 facts

‘Planet Divoc-91’ aims to dispel myths about the virus and give young people access to professionals

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read
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‘Freak accident’: lions that killed tracker behaved ‘abnormally’

Malibongwe Mfila was experienced and respected. He couldn’t have known of the unusual circumstances: lodge owner

2 min read
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Frozen in time: fossil indicates dinosaurs were caring parents

Fossil found of 70 million-year-old female dinosaur incubating her eggs, with embryos intact

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Bailout: that’s the only way to save varsities and protect SA’s future

If the state can bail out state-owned enterprises, it can do the same for tertiary institutions. And it must

2 min read
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Don’t let these telesales vultures bully you into anything

Telesales agents invariably catch you off guard, but if you do agree to something, there is a 5-day cooling off period

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

Meghan, the modern workplace and the millennial dilemma

The royal fallout has highlighted that millennials have different values and mindsets, and so are often misunderstood

By Jo Ellison
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – March 15 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Jabs for jobs and Fab Fridays: welcome to the future of work

A new world is emerging in the places crushing Covid-19 and it’s not always what you might expect

By Pilita Clark
3 min read

From plague to polio: how do pandemics end?

History provides a window into how the coronavirus outbreak might come to a close

By Anna Gross
7 min read

Floyd trial labours to find jurors able to set aside views on death

Finding an impartial jury is the challenge in a killing that rocked the US and resonated around world

By Claire Bushey
4 min read

Fears mount over North Korean ‘great leap backwards’

Leader Kim Jong-un’s ideology of self-reliance risks causing food shortages and economic collapse

By Edward White and Kang Buseong
4 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Nothing stops injury better than a human coach

A qualified professional will help you make the best decisions for your body and context

By Devlin Brown
3 min read

Junior M has the stuff to make it a sports classic

The feisty BMW M2 CS is a not-so-guilty pleasure

By Denis Droppa
4 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Boxing world remembers Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Hagler ruled middleweight division during ‘Golden Era’ of Thomas Hearns, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran

By Steve Keating
2 min read
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Former No.1 Muguruza relieved to end trophy drought with Dubai win

The Spanish two-time Grand Slam winner says her confidence is back now that she has a trophy under her belt

By Sudipto Ganguly
1 min read
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Blast from the past: SA wallop India to qualify for World Cup semis

Today in SA sports history: March 15

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE