Saturday, May 1 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The truly worrying thing about Sexwale is that he’s by no means alone

The Tokyo Sexwale debacle is an indicator of how gullible South Africans are and it’s very worrying

4 min read
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Now the fog has lifted, we see what a waste Covid ‘hygiene theatre’ was

Millions of rand went into disinfecting surfaces, but the practice has no scientific backing

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
6 min read
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Covid has made Africa’s rich poorer

Report gives a gloomy picture of the continent’s wealth sector after the three largest African markets perform poorly

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
2 min read
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As another Freedom Day passes, where are the genuine SA statesmen?

Freedom Day marks the 1994 elections and dream of a golden age, but corruption, misgovernance put paid to that

Tony Leon
Columnist
6 min read
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Be a sport, Danny, and make it your goal to spare us huge absurdities

Jordaan says some of the best in the world want to coach our ‘huge brand’. Of course they do, we’re ranked 75th

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Beware SA’s shenanigans with other countries behind our backs

The recruitment of Cuban engineers and doctors makes political sense and nothing else

4 min read
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From Tokyo to Timbuktu, SA’s scams are boundless

Don’t think this sort of behaviour is particular to Tokyo Sexwale. Scamming is a national ANC pastime

7 min read
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All strength to Usuthu and Arrows, may their futures be golden

The Durban clubs have proved that management trust in coaching and playing staff will take teams places

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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How the Guptas captured the state, and why it won’t happen again: Cyril

Zondo isn’t convinced by the preventative measures Ramaphosa outlined during his grilling by commission

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
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Redeployment of ‘Earth’s most critical rhino ranger’ is ‘questionable’

Anti-poaching body and DA want to know why 'irreplaceable' Don English has been moved from key Kruger zone

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
4 min read
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Africa to raise guard against Covid-19: emergency meeting on cards

India’s catastrophic rise in infections and death seen as warning to continent

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
5 min read
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Calling her a chick won’t fly unless you want to ruffle feathers

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

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