Friday, April 23 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

Ideas FREE

It’s not even Fanie anymore: Sexwale does a Trump on truth

Journalists played, Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration smeared, the SARB undermined. The RET mob cheered

Tom Eaton
Columnist
5 min read
Sport FREE

Same old, same old as Rainbow Cup heads in opposite directions

Travel restrictions have forced the organisers to alter its format, which is a setback for Boks ahead of Lions tour

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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OBITUARY | The nerd who gave SA’s attitude to sex a shot of Viagra

World-renowned psychiatrist Bernard Levinson, who was prepared to try just about anything, has died at 94

By Chris Barron
7 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Foresight saves priceless UCT collection from fire

A hard-copy collection of ecological photographs was destroyed, but there’s still a happy ending

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read
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Seychelles, Morocco ahead on vaccines as Africa doubles jabs in a month

Fifteen million Covid-19 vaccines have been delivered on the continent, which amounts to 0.8% coverage

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
3 min read
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My moral hell having to defend nurse who injected 4-year-old with HIV

Candidate judge gives a moving illustration of the challenges that defence advocates face

2 min read
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1.5 million kids starve as provinces dither on school meals

High court judgment compels education departments to provide meals to all pupils, but they’re still falling short

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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Alleged mastermind ‘called Tshegofatso Pule’s killer 23 times on fatal day’

IO says Ntuthuko Shoba used unregistered sim card to contact Muzikayise Malephane, who is serving 20 years

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Zuma can play games, but ConCourt makes the rules

The withdrawal of his lawyers from his corruption case presents another opportunity for Stalingrad tactics

2 min read
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Don’t grill me, but there are myriad more reasons to be hot than to be cool

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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The ANC’s nest is well-feathered in rural SA

The relationship between geographically uneven growth and parties in SA has entrenched patronage politics

3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – April 23 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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In major policy shift, Biden is set to recognise Armenian genocide

Turkey is unlikely to take kindly to the move, but experts say it is doubtful the country will respond provocatively

By Humeyra Pamuk, Trevor Hunnicutt and Arshad Mohammed
3 min read
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New palm oil laws are good for small farmers, bad for rainforests

Indonesia’s looser palm plantation rules renew conflict between jobs and the environment

By Bernadette Christina and Fransiska Nangoy
3 min read
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‘Most of the natives who died are of a semi-savage nature.’ What?!

This is the type of horror war graves body ‘will right’ to recognise black, Asian personnel who died in World War 1

By Michael Holden
1 min read
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‘Trashion’ more than just a trend, it’s environmentally fashionable

Nigerian teen climate activists create fashion from waste to fight pollution in Lagos

By Angela Ukomadu and Seun Sanni
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Cinemas are screwed, but not The Labia

The repertory theatre has always been different, and that distinction has stood it in good stead during Covid

By Luke Alfred
6 min read

Magical powers and dark secrets anyone?

If so, this is what to stream this weekend

By Tymon Smith
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Chelsea, Liverpool face fight to qualify on merit

Clubs left out of the ‘elite’ European Super League will be out to prove a point this weekend

By Martyn Herman
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Proteas in dramatic collapse

Today in SA sports history: April 23

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE