Saturday, March 27 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S SUNDAY TIMES DAILY CURATED FOR YOU

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The ANC’s credo is ‘the more the merrier’, but where’s the quality?

For Ramaphosa to implement his reform agenda, he needs to distinguish between the ANC and the state

4 min read
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Who’ll be more shocked when Cyril appears before Zondo – him or us?

How, exactly, does Ramaphosa know so little about state capture?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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‘Woke brigade fakes outrage over combs, words but ignores real racism’

Backlashes against Adam Habib and Gauteng teacher are distractions from much deeper social ills

4 min read
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Linking African culture to boorishness must be treated with contempt

Eviction of Ndebele man from mall is a blatant example the demonisation of African traditions

By Joy Nonzukiso Peter
3 min read
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Customers shouldn’t go the extra mile for online retailers

There is so much competition in the online space now, and suppliers cannot afford to let down buyers

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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A warrior is confused by the worrier coming at full throttle

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Abbott played a ‘big’ role in SA boxing’s golden era

Jimmy Abbott might not have fought for the SA heavyweight title, but he certainly coulda’ been a contender

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Farouk Khan: Why once-mighty Kaizer Chiefs have gone into decline

Former title-winning assistant coach believes Amakhosi need to go back to their roots to bring back the glory days

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
3 min read
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BookTok ticks a lot of boxes and has people reading (and crying) again

The BookTok platform has unwittingly helped increase good, old-fashioned book sales

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

Red carpet looks still have to be head and shoulders above the rest

Award shows are taking place virtually this year, but that is not a reason to skimp on style

By Margaret Gardiner
5 min read

Doves of peace or just pigeons?

Lwandiso Njara’s exhibition wrestles with the physical-digital conundrum in the Covid-19 straitjacket

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

Vertical tastings trace how Cape wine has evolved

Colmant’s Blanc de Blanc and Forrester’s FMC have attained icon status

By Michael Fridjhon
4 min read

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