Saturday, May 29 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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The ANC has sold SA’s future for a few tawdry trinkets

The Zondo commission’s revelations have shown us all what a twisted and sick society we have become

4 min read
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Consequence management? It’s just hot air as long as Mkhize stays in office

If such a thing existed we would not have corruption in the top structures of government, universities, big business

4 min read
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Have you no decency, Mkhize? Oh, how a mighty reputation has fallen

SA’s health department has been accused of ‘shocking looting’, yet the man at its helm remains in his scrubs

Tony Leon
Columnist
6 min read
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Yes, the DA could try harder, but SA’s real devils wear Prada

Why is our army of tweeters focusing on the DA while overlooking scandals surrounding Zweli Mkhize and the Gigabas?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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After 54 years of misrule in Togo, the Gnassingbé dynasty has got to go

The West African country’s president Faure Gnassingbé has many human right violations to answer for

6 min read
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What Americans do to English has always drug me down

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Don’t know Gary Stu from Murray Sue? It’s OK, you’re still Mary Sue

If you hate yourself for not knowing something you feel you should, welcome to my planet

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read

Mick Herron’s failures are his success

The slow horses are back in former cult writer Mick Herron’s latest spy thriller, ‘Slough House’

By Michele Magwood
1 min read

Spin-offs and M&As: inside the great streaming platform war

Where do WarnerMedia’s merger with the Discovery channel and Jeff Bezos’s bid to buy MGM leave users?

By Tymon Smith
4 min read
Sport FREE

It’s about time the sun rose on books about our football greats

Pitso Mosimane has an autobiography in mind and Benni McCarthy’s biography is not far off, but we need more

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
Sport FREE

Rugby world quakes as rule change ups Japan’s yen for foreign players

Brace yourselves Boks, Wallabies, All Blacks because new rules mean Top League is sure to target your charges

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
Sport FREE

There’s a big difference between sport funding and support

Wise investment in sport would not only assist new talent reach the top, but help those at the pinnacle stay there

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
4 min read

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