Saturday, May 22 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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At the tail-end of Covid-19, closing schools is not an option

What we need is vigilance because a sense of normalcy is vital for pupils’ and teachers’ wellbeing

4 min read
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Penniless Unisa students still starving as NSFAS updates its paperwork

Varsity says that, because of insufficient funds from NSFAS, only students whose data has been captured have been paid

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Africa’s Covid-19 vaccine holdouts are putting the world at risk

Some countries have not registered for jabs, which could lead to resistant variants and deadly new waves

By Antony Sguazzin
4 min read
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There’s no one-size-fits-all game plan for Africa’s fight against Covid

In past month, infection rate in Africa has dropped on average by 9%, but is on the up in south and central regions

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
3 min read
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We don’t know if RET faction is a real threat, because guess what

The people we would need this info from are the same ones accused of looting the spy agency beyond functionality

4 min read
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When your experience differs from ‘market research’, apply truth serum

What test panels say about a product is often not an accurate reflection of how it is perceived by customers

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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Bravo to the comrades who booed for their supper

Were there auditions? How many gave their best boo to arrive at the final 10, if not 15, yellers at Zuma’s court date?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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After 30 years, SA’s most notorious toxic dump is at last being cleared

Tons of deadly mercury sludge, believed to have seeped into Durban’s Inanda Dam, are on the move from old Thor plant

Tony Carnie
Journalist
3 min read
Sport FREE

It’s the ‘real’ Olympic athletes who will suffer if Games are cancelled

While the golfers and tennis players will feel no pain, for the likes of swimmers and rowers the Olympics are crucial

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read

Jozi to Georgia: Thuso Mbedu’s style evolution

The rising star has gone through fashion shifts that reflect her climb up the Hollywood ladder

By Thango Ntwasa
3 min read
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Mngqithi won’t let the sun go down on Brazilians’ cup chances

Mamelodi Sundowns have a mountain to climb in their second leg against Al Ahly, but their coach is optimistic

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Forget faster, higher, stronger or Covid-19 will torch Tokyo

Right now, sport is anything but unifying in Japan, where citizens are, rightly, rising up against the Olympic Games

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

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