Friday, April 2 2021

The Eclectic Long Weekend

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

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Get used to ANC infighting – the Zuma faction has nowhere else to go

If they formed their own party, they’d only get 2% of the vote, so they have to stay put to get what they want

4 min read
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We simply can’t let Zuma be a law unto himself

The ex-president’s stance is threatening SA’s democracy and everything Nelson Mandela believed in

5 min read
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Ever Taking: even if Ace is never captain, it’s still a sinking ship

If it’s true that the RET faction is fading out, it will be a relief but only a temporary one

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Don’t blame ‘vaccine apartheid’ for the roll-out mess, Cyril

It’s inexplicable that vaccines such the AstraZeneca that could have been used as a stopgap have been spurned

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read
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Alcohol isn’t the problem, the ANC government is

As Easter approaches, the powers that be have made irrational and contradictory decisions regarding the pandemic

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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To Ace change, SA must step aside from believing empty words

Words and phrases such as decolonisation and radical economic transformation have been bastardised

4 min read
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Senekal paves the way for better times

The community collaborates across racial lines to address problems with service delivery, starting with potholes

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
8 min read
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She got SA’s first Covid lung transplant ... just after giving birth

‘I was told I had been in a coma for two months and that I had a lung transplant’

Aron Hyman
Reporter
5 min read
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There is no complete security in the Consumer Protection Act

Woman cancels contract she thought would finish in a month, but company surprises her with 3-month cancellation notice

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Safa needs people with football, not trips around the world, at heart

There will be no change of fortune for Bafana until the association is overhauled and new blood brought in

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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After yet another failure, what the hell is going on with Safa?

Bafana have flattered to deceive and failed to hit the high notes. Safa’s ‘Vision 2022’ seems a mere pipe dream

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Throw a thriller at me any time, especially one by CJ Tudor

In just a few years, the author looks set to knock master-of-suspense Stephen King off his perch

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read
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Let’s give long words the short shrift and keep it simple

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read

Food for thought from a top SA chef who’s taking things personally

Franco Buys lost the use of his leg, but that wasn’t going to stop him losing sight of a long-held dream

By Janine Walker
4 min read

These collections are bang on the money

Accidents of history have spurred on some of these remarkable collections being auctioned by Strauss & Co

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

The Cape’s original ‘geek’ wine crescendoed earlier than thought

This is the legend behind the newly launched Taaibosch Crescendo 2018

By Michael Fridjhon
3 min read

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