Wednesday, April 21 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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In parliament, higher education isn’t necessary, logic and morality are

Rejecting those without tertiary skills is elitist, but officials do need a moral compass and grasp of tricky matters

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Principal admits to beating at school where Lufuno Mavhunga was bullied

Sunday Times Daily has been reliably informed that Nyambeni Lidzhade hit a pupil with a sjambok kept in his office

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Candidate judge withdraws application after ‘inappropriate kiss’ allegation

But Brad Wanless has reduced the incident to a witch-hunt by a male colleague with an ‘axe to grind’

5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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KZN teacher battles department over R60,000 in unexplained deductions

Medically boarded woman has been trying for five years to get the education department to return the money

Orrin Singh
Reporter
3 min read
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Your trash was their treasure, but lockdown pushed them to near-starvation

Waste pickers’ incomes decimated as recycling facilities shut and demand for reusable materials declines

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Eleven years. That’s how long it took her to get justice for sexual assault

Acting judge lambastes municipality, while awarding clerk R4m in damages for sexual assault by her boss

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
6 min read
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Sweet chance for a wine lover with a taste for history ... and deep pockets

The ‘unicorn’ wine was made for Napoleon but never shipped, and now it is about to go on the auction block

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Sinister forces at work, but we can work harder

Enemies of truth have often got away with intimidation. It is time for them to be stopped

2 min read
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What happens if you give the poor money?

US cities are experimenting with cash handouts to relieve poverty and kick-start communities, with promising results

By Carey L Biron
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – April 21 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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How Pula’s moolah is creating the right climate for African farmers

The company supplies cost-effective insurance for those crucial to feeding Africa, but battling with climate change

By Edwin Waita
2 min read
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Covid non-sense has French wine tasters fearing for their livelihoods

Loss of smell due to Covid is proving a challenge for wine tasters, union wants them to be priority group for vaccine

By Elizabeth Pineau
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

The hotel is five-star, the guests are four-legged

Membership-only dogs’ club in London offers luxurious service for your precious pooch

By Sanet Oberholzer
2 min read

Tired of carbon copies? No worries, try Morrie’s

This Pretoria shop is adding a dash of chic to the convenience store

By Steve Steinfeld
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Will ASA bat for its athletes or clock another brain fart?

Athletes need to qualify for Tokyo by June 29, so put on local meets to enable them to do so ... when it’s warm

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
4 min read
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What next for Jose? Recent record suggests future looks very uncertain

The future looks bleak for Jose Mourinho, who seems to have lost his managerial Midas touch

By Peter Hall
2 min read
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Blast from the past: Zolani Tete outpoints Narváez to retain world title

Today in SA sports history: April 21

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE