Saturday, April 24 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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IN MEMORIAM | Days of treachery and terror in the newsroom

To mark Jeremy Thomas’s death, we are republishing his column in which he looks back to being a journalist in the 1970s

Jeremy Thomas
Journalist
4 min read
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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
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It’s easy to wail over burnt libraries when there’s no-one to blame

Where was this heartfelt lament when UCT students set 23 works of fine art on fire in the middle of the campus?

4 min read
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SA’s Lindani Myeni was killed by US racism. It’s that simple

In three weeks US cops have killed 64 people, more than half black and Latino

4 min read
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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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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
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Nothing basic about the drama that can come with an entry-level car

A woman learned the hard way when she bought a ‘cheap’ Renault Kwid that turned out to be anything but

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Whether on noted lists or not, these books should be on yours

Many great books aren’t on lists such as those of The Guardian and Time Magazine. They should be

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 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

The fine line between violence and beauty

‘Stripped Bare’ is a retrospective of Kendell Geers’ work that spans more than three decades

By Chris Thurman
3 min read
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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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Jordaan’s years at Safa feel like the Zuma years in office — wasted

It’s hard to get excited about the new Bafana coach when Safa has more fundamental matters to address

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

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