Saturday, May 15 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Longforgotten email? Uncalledfor behaviour? Nothing a hyphen can’t fix

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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Print, audio or e? Reading is reading, but there are differences

Reading books on a phone or tablet just isn’t the same as print, but at least audio books take the fight out of flight

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read
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Whatever you do, never miss insurance premiums

After paying for years, lockdown left a couple unable to meet their monthly fee – just when they needed it most

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Ace’s antics are the last kicks of a dying horse

The little support he has is fast diminishing, clearing the way for Ramaphosa to enact his reform agenda

4 min read
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Tycoon wants R3bn vaccine plant in SA. I can already see the ANC drooling

Dr Soon-Shiong has two comorbidities – he is wealthy, and he wants to send billions to a country under ANC rule

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Back to Stalingrad: the long Cyril-Ace war has only just begun

Magashule is using every tactic he learned from Jacob Zuma to win the ANC power battle, no matter how long it takes

5 min read
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For SAA to fly, it needs pros in the cockpit, government in economy class

Airlines are gobbling up its routes, but hopefully lessons have been learnt and once-proud carrier will take off soon

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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More’s the pity all eyes won’t be on Saturday’s Caf game

Sundowns take on Al Ahly in this must-see clash, but many will miss it because they don’t have access to streaming

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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What a Sascoc-up: fights with Mthethwa go on and sport’s the only loser

To kick controversy out of play in SA sport, minister Nathi Mthethwa and Sascoc need to level the field

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Without a jab there’ll be no pot of gold for SA rugby

While our players stagnate at home due to Covid-19, the Kiwis and Aussies are in for a super weekend

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
2 min read

What it’s like being South African in Hollywood

Home-grown talents Stelio Savante and Neil Sandilands take us behind the scenes of ‘Destination Marfa’

By Sanet Oberholzer
5 min read

Words can be such pricks: the wild, piercing randomness of meaning

Willem Boshoff spins webs of reference using his signature materials, letters

By Hans Pienaar
5 min read

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